Why do people who can dunk choose not to?

I've been watching a lot of high school basketball recently. I have seen some ridiculous shots this year. I watched, with my own eyes, one player lob the ball at the halftime buzzer from the opposing foul line and actually make it. To make it even more ridiculous, if possible, the ball also passed through … Continue reading Why do people who can dunk choose not to?

The student ministry stigma and why I hate it.

It seems to me that there is a stigma attached to student ministry. That is, that if you wish to be successful you must avoid stirring the deep waters and just hang out in the shallows. You should play ridiculous games, dress like a hipster, and whatever else you decide to do...just don't get too … Continue reading The student ministry stigma and why I hate it.

The golden rule that your flesh hates.

To love, show kindness towards, and give mercy to the person who wronged you is difficult. It’s not natural to fallen humanity. Your flesh hates the thought of it. But this is the type of love The Lord calls his disciples to. To not be harbors of hate, but mirrors of mercy.