One of the most underrated activities a follower of Jesus does is praise. It’s an activity that when I come across it in scripture, I’m always struck by the time and detail the writer will go into defining and outlining it. There are times in life that praise is something done out of routine without […]Read More Praise: Let Him Have It
That Christianity is too safe. You hear a message of how to get saved. You like the idea of that. Being rescued. Being made to feel safe. Being made to feel cosy. Being made to feel comfortable. You like the thought of being served and having your needs met. You like the thought that in […]Read More Is That ‘Safe Christianity’ Actually Christianity?
Those opening chords did it. No one was singing yet, there wasn’t even a beat. Just those opening chords and you remember the song, you remember where you were, you remember the tears, you remember the very feeling of emptiness that was acknowledged by the power of that whole song. Just those opening chords. You […]Read More Dryden Shorts: Remember That Song
Apparently I am supposed to be a self-made man. I should be able to look back on all my accomplishments and achievements and be able to proudly say, I did it my way. I should have the ability to pull myself by my own bootstraps and be able to tell society that I am a […]Read More You’ll Never Walk Alone
There was a time when believers dispersed around an empire needed something to help them. Help them in challenging circumstances. In that setting, one of the men who would know a lot about challenging circumstances gave this message for encouragement, Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he […]Read More With Hope In Your Heart
You’re allowed to mourn. You’re allowed to let it hurt. You’re allowed to take a break to acknowledge the pain and the loss. The tears are allowed to flow and the questions should be thrown out there as to why. There is no guarantee that the hurt will go away. There is no promise that […]Read More Walk On
You didn’t get the grades you were looking for. They had to let you go. Unfortunately, you have not been successful with your application at this time. You have just missed out on the opportunity on this occasion. Due to your status, you will not be in line for the promotion now. After reviewing your […]Read More Though Your Dreams Be Tossed And Blown