Month: July 2015

Your Best Life Now

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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…)

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#lovewins

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After the SCOTUS decided to legalize homosexual marriage social media has been flooded with the hashtag #lovewins.  The sentiment behind #lovewins can cause Christians to feel conflicted about same-sex marriage because God is love, and Jesus told us to love, and it seems loving to allow two people who love each other to legally marry, regardless of gender. After all, aren’t Christians supposed to be on the side of love?  Isn’t it hypocritical to say “we love you” but then deny them the right to marry?  Here are some brief thoughts about love. (more…)