Living the Good Life

Nobody says, “Give me the mediocre life. Give me the lousy life.” Everybody wants to experience the good life.

What Our Generosity Means to God

From the earliest biblical times, the primary way people worshipped God was not by singing songs of praise or listening to sermons.

Restless Heart Syndrome

We find that we are never satisfied with anything. The moment we acquire something, we scarcely take time to enjoy it before we want something else.

Wisdom and Finance

The idea of keeping up with the Joneses is very much alive today. It generally results in people living beyond their means.

When Dreams Become Nightmares

We live in a world that encourages us to live beyond our means. We are enticed to “have it now” and pay for it later.

Never Having Enough?

It’s been nearly ten years since I first wrote Enough: Discovering Joy Through Simplicity and Generosity. More than 150,000 readers have found this...

The Worst Thing Is Not the Last Thing

In advance of Easter Sunday, I’d like to share an additional selection from my new book Unafraid: Living with Courage and Hope in Uncertain Times....

The Picture of Death Defeated

In advance of Easter Sunday, I’d like to share a selection from my new book Unafraid: Living with Courage and Hope in Uncertain Times. With Easter...

In Support of United Methodist Centrism

A Response to Kevin Watson’s Struggle with Centrism ...

Moses: In the Footsteps of the Reluctant Prophet

Moses. ...

The Resurrection of the Body

Today concludes our series of blog posts featuring excerpts from my new book, Creed: What Christians Believe and Why. As we have now entered into the...

Who Needs Forgiveness?

I’m sharing excerpts from my new book, Creed: What Christians Believe and Why, on the blog in these next few weeks as we approach the Lenten season....

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