Victoria Osteen’s Happy Heresy

Perhaps you’ve heard the latest from Victoria Osteen. Recently, she reportedly told the Lakewood congregation that when we obey God we should not do it for Him but for ourselves. Same thing for worship–we are not to worship God for who He is but for us. You see, the most important thing to God is […]

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What Sergio Garcia Can Learn From Jesus

Watching the recent feud between Sergio Garcia and Tiger Woods is like watching a car wreck: I don’t want to see it but neither can I look away. Perhaps it was best I not look away because now I’ve seen Garcia do something I didn’t think anyone could do—make Tiger Woods a victim. This last […]

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What The Bible Demands of Rich Christians

Before you decide this post doesn’t apply to you consider what follows. If your annual take-home pay is $30,000, you are in the top 1% in terms of income in the world. In other words, you are rich. If this news doesn’t thrill you, it’s probably because you live in one of the wealthier countries […]

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A Reason to Work

Last year I blogged a series on the nature of work. My goal in that series was to challenge people to adopt a new paradigm of work. I wrote about how work is a holy endeavor and that God is and has always been a worker. I wrote about how the Fall of Man changed […]

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How Much Does God Care?

I’m sitting out by the pool today and I see something floating in the pool. We had a lot of rain and wind last night so I assumed it was bark that had blown off the palm trees and fallen in the pool. But as I got closer I saw this object had two little […]

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