6 Biblical Disciplines We Should Work On

When you hear the word ‘discipline,’ what do you think of? Punishment, right? Or something along those lines. And that can definitely be one definition. But according to TheFreeDictionary.com, another definition could be this: ‘Training expected to produce a specific character or pattern of behavior; to train by instruction and practice’ Hmmm…training. Which reminds me…

Broken Roles in Our World

My dad was on a business trip to England. While he was there he was going to be attending the company’s Christmas party. When he arrived at the party, he spotted bumper cars. They were lined up in straight lines, which my dad thought was a bit odd. Nevertheless, he climbed in with the rest…

Pride in Good Things is Still Pride

Don’t be deceived, my dear brothers and sisters. Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows. He chose to give us birth through the word of truth, that we might be a kind of firstfruits of all he created….

What Does It Mean to be Holy?

“For it is written: ‘Be holy, because I am holy.’” 1 Peter 1:16 (NIV)  A year or two ago I went to a conference, and the speaker was Sarah Mally. She told us that in her house her family has one very small room, and in that room there is an even smaller room. The…

Are You A Way-Gu-Ken?

  When I was four years old I told my mom that I wanted to dye my hair black. It seemed to me like a good way to save a whole lot of bother. You see, at the time, we were living in South Korea, and I had blonde hair. White blonde hair. In Korea,…