Your Life Is So Precious

This week, two celebrities ended their lives. In separate instances and at differing times, fashion designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain committed suicide. As onlookers, we wonder why people who may have seemed to have everything one could desire would do this. There’s talk about mental health and speculation about the circumstances surrounding … Continue reading Your Life Is So Precious

The Unrevoked Vocation of Humanity

More and more lately I’ve thought about the job God gave to Adam and Eve upon creating them: “Be fruitful and multiply; fill the earth and subdue it; have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the air, and over every living thing that moves on earth” (Gen. 1:28). Also, “the … Continue reading The Unrevoked Vocation of Humanity

When the Shame Is Too Great To Bear

Having recently had a discussion with some Christians about when our sins appear too shameful, we noted how those in sin can sometimes think there’s no way they can rebound from the mistake. The reality is that none of us are perfect. However, we categorize some sins as worse than others likely because varying punishments … Continue reading When the Shame Is Too Great To Bear