“Be diligent in these matters; give yourself wholly to them, so that everyone may see your progress” (I Timothy 4:15). Progress, not perfection. As we saw a couple of Sundays ago, the word “perfect” in the Bible means “completion,” “maturity,” “going all the way,” rather than never faltering or sinning or committing an error. But…Read more »

Harvest Time

I intend to give you the best years of my life. In a few months I’ll be 55. Part of me says that’s hard to believe; another part says, “Admit it: you’ve known this was coming for quite awhile.” I won’t guarantee they’ll be the healthiest years, or the years I’ll have the most stamina, or that…Read more »

Staying Yoked

As you can tell, blogging hasn’t been at the top of my list of priorities this week. I’ve been trying to catch up on a few things, as well as write a newsletter article. Personally, I’ve been encouraged by my attempts to find and maintain that “sweet spot” in being yoked with Christ.