Independence

God Daily Gives Us More Than We Can Handle

God Daily Gives Us More Than We Can Handle

We envision life as a series of steps toward independence. As newborns about all we can do on our own is cry and poop. As we mature, we learn how to use a spoon, put our pants on, and wobble about. But we’re still completely dependent upon others to cook our food, wash our clothing, and pay the mortgage on that house in which we wobble about.

The Christ Thief: When Jesus Wields His Advent Crowbar

The Christ Thief: When Jesus Wields His Advent Crowbar

We’re familiar with the picture of a halo-wearing Jesus standing at the door and knocking. A picture less familiar to us is the ski-mask-wearing Jesus who jumps our fence, jacks open our back door with a crowbar, and skulks inside to steal our stuff.