What’s Your Obstacle?

Reading Time: 3 minutesFor the young ruler, it was riches. When he came to Jesus asking, “Good Teacher, what good thing shall I do that I may have eternal life?” (Matthew 19:16), he was already part of the way there. Jesus told him, “If you want to enter into life, keep the commandments” …

There Will Be a Last Time

Reading Time: 2 minutesThere will be a last time I ever make a stupid decision. There will be a last time I stub my toe. …

He Asked for All the Fish

Reading Time: 5 minutesHave you ever wondered why? The Bible records two separate instances where Jesus miraculously fed thousands and thousands of people with only …

Choosing That Good Part

Reading Time: 8 minutesThis year, Mary and I decided to deleaven our house in the most exhausting way possible: Extensive. Home. Remodeling. See, we’re hosting …

A Lesson From the Gadarenes

Reading Time: 6 minutesThe Gadarenes had a problem. Well, no. They had two problems—two demon-possessed men, “exceedingly fierce, so that no one could pass that …

There Is No Secret to Starting

Reading Time: 5 minutesI used to think there was. I still want there to be one, if we’re being honest—some secret method to get started …

Close Doesn’t Count

Reading Time: 5 minutesI have a Fitbit. I have it because I also have an incredibly sedentary desk job, and I am more than capable …

The Zero-Sum Game

Reading Time: 2 minutesIn the zero-sum game, I can’t win unless you lose. I can’t do better unless you do worse. Lots of things in …

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