September 2, 2021

Performance or Obedience

I have been railing against performance for the past few weeks, primarily because we all know we live in a culture that idolizes performance. We are graded by our performance. Our self-worth is defined by our performance. This applies to […]
August 26, 2021

A Promise to a Guarantee

I like a promise, but only if I can trust the person promising. The problem with that kind of trust is people are people. We can sincerely want to fulfill our promise, but being human we fail. Or we were […]
August 19, 2021

A Covenant, Not a Contract

“How great is the love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are!” (1 John 3:1) Years ago, I was sitting with a single friend of mine, who was […]
August 12, 2021

Apart From Your Performance

However, each one of you also must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband. (Eph. 5:33) When I am officiating a wedding, one of my go-to passages is this one from Ephesians. Of […]

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