Patience isn’t what determines what you do when the tension is high. That’s what self-control’s for. Patience is more a measure of what it takes for you to reach that place of high-tension. Also a brief discussion about the Supreme Court’s decision to legalize gay marriage.
Kindness isn’t some neat, tawdry little thing that’s nice to have around for the little stuff, but must be set aside when things get real. Quite the opposite: kindness is the heavy-hitter. It’s the torque that can move the immovable. How do we respond to the tragedy at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston and the […]
What is “the good life” anyway?
Faithfulness may get mentioned at milestones, but it accumulates in the anonymity — in the unglamorous daily grind of real life. Galatians 5:22-25; Hebrews 11:1, 8-12, 17-19; Romans 4:18-22; Matthew 25:12; Hebrews 12:1-2
Gentleness is an active trust in God that sets us free from shameless self-promotion and self-protection. Gentleness is not a panicked grasping for control.