Fear of God VS Fear of Man

I walked into the room used for youth theatre practices. As usual, it was full of kids wandering about, waiting for class to begin. I immediately noticed something out of the ordinary, however… One girl, a little older than I, was on the ground, leaning against a wall, crying. What? No one else was paying…

Smile All Day, Cry All Night

I knew a man who used to work in the slums in a big city. Every day he’d be pulling people out of garbage cans, feeding them, clothing them, and doctoring them up- only to pull them out again the next day. And the next day. And the next day. He did this for two…

Lord and Savior

Lord and Savior. It took me a long time to grasp the significance of that term, though my mom had used it as long as I could remember. To me, those two words just always went together, but as I’ve gotten older, I’ve realized that people often get stuck on one, and struggle to reconcile…

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…