Confession of sin is one of the harder things a believer does.  Confession is not natural to man. In confession, we set aside prideful self-defense, humbly acknowledge the reality of our sin, and embrace a willingness to make restitution to those we have harmed.  None of those things come with ease. It would be easier […]

Editor’s Note: This is part two in a series. Part one may be found here. Not every “fix-it” project turns out well.  Last year CNN published an article about art restoration projects that turned out less than ideal, like the repairs made to a fresco of Jesus in Borja, Spain: In 2012, the efforts of […]

When a counselee graduates from the discipleship counseling process, I encourage him to continue in the spiritual disciplines and patterns he has developed in the counseling process. Sometimes it is easy to forget the things that most help us walk with God, so I have put together a brief list of essentials for the spiritual […]

Arthur Lampitt was driving his tan Ford Thunderbird to work one July morning in 1963 when he was involved in a car accident so bad that he was reported as dead on the local radio station. It had been raining and his car tires need replacing — in fact, he’d tried to get them replaced […]

Last summer, designer Kate Spade committed suicide. A few days later, chef Anthony Bourdain also took his life. Those two events not only made people question, “How could someone take their own life?” but “How could two so successful people take their own lives?” One columnist wrote, What stands out both Spadeʼs and Bourdainʼs death is the […]

Editor’s Note: This is part two of a two part series. Part one addresses The Gospel in Miniature, and The Sad Realities of False Gospels. This article discusses examples of false gospels. The book of Galatians doesn’t specify all the different kinds of false gospels, but it does hint at some that were leading the Galatians astray, and from those hints, and from looking at history, we can deduce a number of other kinds of false gospels […]