Behavior and Spiritual Growth

3.1.16
 
I’ve been writing about spiritual growth in terms of discipleship and following Jesus. There is an important connection between faith and following, of inner believing and outward living. The important point I see here is that faith is not just a matter of the heart. It is a matter of the whole life. And, growing spiritually is not just a matter of the heart, either. It’s also a matter of living everyday life.

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Is Life Pain?

2.29.16Is Life Pain
 
The story goes like this:
 
While in Jerusalem, Jesus comes across a man who has been invalid for 38 years. The man is lying next to a special pool, the water of which is supposedly touched by an angel on occasion. When this happens, the first person in magically gets healed. (Hey, people have believed in weirder things.)

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