Contributed on Sep 2, 2010
When we forget that there is another "world," a life in the presence of God, then we are destined for a grim shock; we may think we are pursuing success, but our focus only on the things of this world ultimately leads to failure.
I have a vivid memory of an old “Family Circus” cartoon. A copy of the cartoon hung on my grandmother’s refrigerator at her home in North Carolina. This particular “Family Circus” frame shows Grandma working away in the kitchen, and Jeffy running towards her from the ...read more
Contributed on Sep 22, 2010
Jesus asks that we would be shrewd: shrewd in preparing for a future with God, and shrewd in helping our neighbor in need.
How many of you find this parable of the “shrewd manager” confusing? I know I do! I always have, really. This is the one parable Jesus tells that I have just never been able to figure out. Now certainly, many of Jesus’ parables require continual study; that we might grow by ...read more