Was Jesus Ever Scammed?

Was Jesus Ever Scammed?

Discernment seemed to be something Jesus possessed more than others, but he was human. He took chances on people that didn’t turn out as he hoped.  However, the gospel writers do not record him saying, “What a waste” after not getting the results he...
Rethinking Generosity

Rethinking Generosity

I know that we have all finished being thankful and now turned our attention to awaiting the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, and, of course, the giving and receiving of Christmas presents. But I want to back up for just a minute. Recently, you and I...
Scattered, Smothered and Faithful

Scattered, Smothered and Faithful

A convicting question arose while watching an otherwise warm-hearted news story about four young men making an unselfish choice at a time when choosing selfishness over the common good seems to be in style. While Braves fans were celebrating their World Series...
Didn’t Ask, Don’t Need

Didn’t Ask, Don’t Need

‘Tis the season – not just the Advent or Christmas season, but the time when charitable organizations pull out all the stops to solicit donations before the end of the year. And it started well before “Giving Tuesday,” the follow-up to “Black Friday,” “Small Business...