Are We to Be Victims or Victors?

Are We to Be Victims or Victors?

It’s in the air.  It’s everywhere.  It’s the mentality of victimhood. Racial groups and ethnicities, the well-established, the wealthy and the poor – many are feeling themselves victimized.  Seems like everywhere we turn someone is feeling oppressed by...

Meekness: How Can We Be Meek In This World?

Meekness: How Can We Be Meek In This World?

As God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience. [Colossians 3:12] In a recent study of Colossians, I stumbled on one quality that as God's "chosen ones" we are to clothe ourselves in: meekness....

Is Your Faith in a Box?

Is Your Faith in a Box?

We come to faith as individuals, with our own set of life situations, circumstances and preferences.  These “elements,” let’s call them, comprise the externals of our lives, but they must never be allowed to define our faith. These elements make up who we are –...