Have you ever seen that old movie “The Princess Bride?” At my house, it’s a favorite. One of my favorite scenes is in the beginning when Vizzini keeps using the word “Inconceivable!” to describe things that were obviously happening all around him. That’s when Inigo Montoya delivers his infamous line: “You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.” I have to admit that line gets quoted a lot at my house. It came back to me the other day when
“That’s it! No more. We’re done watching politics for today!” I said as I flipped off the television. We’d just watched our favorite news show, but it was exhausting. The hosts were fighting. My Dad was yelling at the host he doesn't like. Jamie had been sharing his opinion all day, and I felt overwhelmed and done with it all. When I turned on Facebook, everyone there is talking politics. Finally, I went outside to enjoy the last few nights of light and warm weather a
In a world filled with social media and filters, boosted resumes, and inflated egos, as Christians, it's important that we are honest about ourselves. We need to be real. To be honest. We should be who we are so that the light of Jesus can shine through without the tint of dishonesty.
If you’re like me, you’ve probably reached that point in the year when your Bible reading plan starts to turn to the prophets. Second only to Leviticus (and possibly Job) in lack of popularity, many people cringe when this part of their Bible reading plan rolls around. It’s tempting to ask ourselves, “Since these prophecies were given to a specific people during a specific time in their history, what do they actually have to do with me?” Yet, as I’ve been reading through th