As I reflect on Paul’s plea to Philemon, I find it touching how Paul is willing to ask Philemon to forgive Onesimus’ wrongdoings.
As a young child, I remember how impossible it was for my mother to keep a watchful eye on all of us.
There are two ways of trivializing grace. The first is what Jude warned against—using grace as a license to sin.
If I could have a title for my life, it would be: Everything I Learned about Life I Learned at Church Camp.
Jude 14-16 is about false teachers in the church who, corrupted by power, pride, and greed, are out to raise themselves—instead of God—above all.
In a world where contentiousness runs high, being “right” seems to be the most important thing. It shows up everywhere—in my morning podcasts, on social media, even in the supposed witticism of...