Baby Steps

Baby Steps

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Saturday night at Mosaic, we talked about growing out of spiritual infancy. (Listen to the podcast here.) The Church at Corinth was spiritually stuck. Too often, I know that reality. So do you. So what’s the opposite of being spiritually immature? Maturity? Hardly. At...
Whose “Best” is Best?

Whose “Best” is Best?

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After 5 days at a conference hours away from home, I was ready to see my family.  I wanted to hug my wife and wrestle my kids and sleep in my bed.  I came home encouraged, challenged, and convicted by what I had been reminded of at the conference: I can trust that...
A Confident Humility

A Confident Humility

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When someone claims to know for certain that something is true, how do you react? Your answer to that question may reveal a little about your age. A few generations ago, most people believed that truth was something external, absolute, and rooted in fact. Therefore it...
The “Platinum” Rule

The “Platinum” Rule

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We are familiar with The Golden Rule – “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” But what if there were an even higher standard – a “Platinum Rule” if you will? Compare these two verses: So whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them....
How to Repair a Tear

How to Repair a Tear

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Conflict is at least one thing we all have in common.  And persistent conflict breaks things.  We have broken homes, church splits, torn friendships, splintered denominations, fractured relationships… Broken, split, torn, splintered, fractured – even the words...