The promise that you can have your best life now is very appealing. Who wouldn’t want their best life now in a world that is going off the rails? Even churches are filled with people hearing messages about how to get this life by pursuing your destiny, discovering your purpose, identifying your calling, and living up to your potential. And when things aren’t going your way, you’re encouraged to keep your head up, believe for the best, and trust that God has greater things in store for you.
I mean, I get it. (more…)