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Not in Vain

“If you suffer for doing good and you endure it, this is commendable before God. To this you were called, because Christ suffered for you, leaving you an example, that you should follow in his steps” (vv. 20-21, NIV).
One of the guarantees of life is that we will suffer in some way, shape, form, or fashion. …

Resting on the Cornerstone

A cornerstone—a foundational stone that joins two walls—is the first real support of a building, determining its structure and position. In many older public buildings, the cornerstone is inscribed, telling passersby when the structure was built and what its purpose was. …

Missional Living

The road to Emmaus is one of my favorite passages for understanding missional living. Another favorite passage, parallel to this one, is the story of Ruth and Naomi. Ruth was transformed by Naomi’s witness, and later Naomi was transformed by Ruth’s faithfulness. …

God Is Enough

C.S. Lewis wrote, “We are half-hearted creatures, fooling around with drink and sex and ambition when infinite joy is offered us.” We are a confused people. We recognize that apart from God there is no good thing, yet we run after innumerable other “gods” …