Overcoming…

By |2017-12-10T19:57:27+00:00November 29th, 2017|church life, discipleship, faith, leadership, theology|

Today I got that Luke 12 portion that looks full into the face of worry and how practical Jesus is in speaking about this. Fear refuses to trust God. I was challenged how much the perspective of our confidence in our heavenly father, our faith and the nature of our promised future should change everything! Here's my transcript notes, and the powerpoint slides... 

2075

By |2014-11-04T11:25:49+00:00November 6th, 2014|church life, coaching, discipleship, faith, leadership, personal, theology, writing|

"People often say they are afraid of death – about, as they sometimes put it, having to be nothing after all these lovely years of being something. When they tell me that, I try to focus the problem more tightly. “Let me see if I understand you,” I say. “You’re bothered by the thought that you will be non-existent in, say, the year 2075. But tell me something. Has it ever occurred to you to worry about the fact that you were likewise non-existent in 1875? Of course it hasn’t, for the simple reason that, by the forces of nature [...]