More on courage and fear

For the past few months I’ve been reflecting on the statement in 2 Timothy 1:7 – “for God has not given us a spirit of timidity, but of power and love and discipline.” (NASV) God … Read more

Fear and Courage

No one wants to be afraid.  Fear can be paralyzing.  But it can also help to activate us toward courage and faith, if we identify it and bring it before the Lord.  Often in Scripture … Read more

Try harder and feeling worse?

My buddy Sam and I still laugh 20 years later about a certain college basketball coach who, when interviewed about his team’s play, always seemed to respond along one line: “The boys just need to … Read more

Does commitment = surrender?

Over the years I’ve heard many times from those who wanted to have a closer walk with Christ and impact for him, “I just need to be more committed”.  It kind of sounds right…just give … Read more

Following and Failing

My book Go Do Say Give is about following Jesus each day, and living out your desire to yield your life to God and his will. But sometimes it feels like we’re more resistant in … Read more