Have you ever made the wrong decision and things turned out badly – and now you feel guilty? But it’s not necessarily from a sin you committed? But even though it wasn’t a sin, you still feel kinda guilty? And I’m talking about more than just eating at Taco Bell. Maybe you made a decision [...]May 14th, 2013
I haven’t been able to sleep well or even go about my day without my mind racing about a certain turmoil I’ve been dealing with. I’m sure we all go through times like this. And some of you have multiple turmoils you’re dealing with simultaneously. And no, running low on bacon isn’t a turmoil. But [...]April 3rd, 2013
(That is like the weirdest image.) Many times we ask ourselves why God dealt us the hand we were given. Mainly because we would rather have been dealt a better hand, with more talent, better looks, or in my case, some understanding of grammar. So why did God make me this way? There’s physical things [...]December 10th, 2012
81. What Do I Do When Things Are Out of My Control? (Part 2): Does God’s Control Make our Actions Useless?
At first glance, it might be hard to mix the concepts of God’s ultimate control, our responsibility and real consequences together. Kinda like what I saw at Costco yesterday – a “great tasting vegetarian burrito”. It’s like someone took the three opposing concepts and combined them into something illogical… and horrific. It might seem similarly [...]November 12th, 2012
I don’t know if you’ve noticed by we’re not the gods of universe. And contrary to what you might think, I’m not in control either. I know, hard to believe that someone so handsome and intelligent isn’t in control, but I’m not. It might seem obvious to you that we’re not in control, but we [...]October 29th, 2012
Since our last talk, I’ve been doing a lot of growing in the car. Mainly because other people keep trying to crash their cars into me. So last time we talked in Part I, I made an analogy that getting into your car was like going to a gym in your spiritual life. A nice, [...]September 7th, 2012