The Right Lens

I recently got “task glasses”.  My regular glasses are progressives, which allow me to see distances with a small portion near the bottom focused for close up tasks.  These task glasses are the opposite.  Most of their lens is focused close to my eyes, for reading, computer work, etc., with only the very top allowing … More The Right Lens

Lose to Win

Thank you to Grace Jeevarajan for this week’s post: Last spring I was asked if I would be willing to help with SMT for a week. I was unsure about it because I knew that it would mean giving up one weeks’ pay from my job, which would delay paying off my tuition, and one … More Lose to Win

Final Authority

A few weeks ago at the CYIA retreat some great questions were asked.  It’s important to keep asking questions, but you’ll find there is no shortage of answers in this world.  So when you hear conflicting answers, what’s the final authority? I’m sure you’re thinking, “That’s obvious.  The Bible, of course.”  And you would be … More Final Authority

Why Serve?

Does God need our service? How could the God who created the universe need our help? Have you ever wondered why God uses us to do His work? Following is an article John Piper wrote on this very topic. There are ways to submit to God that only make him look threatening, not thrilling. There … More Why Serve?

End Game

Last year my family saw The Avengers: Infinity War, and I have to admit that I was less than satisfied with the ending. “But that’s reality,” someone said, “Things don’t always end happy.” But they do, I reasoned. Christ’s sacrifice ensured that the ultimate end is good. If you haven’t seen it, the end is … More End Game