The space between expectations and reality is called disappointment

Imagine Satan shows up before God and the council of angels and, just like the original story, wants to test Job. But in this particular permutation of the story, God says no. Don’t hurt his body, don’t hurt his children, don’t even hurt his livestock. So Satan pulls out plan B. “Can I lie toContinue reading “The space between expectations and reality is called disappointment”

Learn to Fall

“In other words,” [Bree] continued, “you can’t ride. That’s a drawback. I’ll have to teach you as we go along. If you can’t ride, can you fall?” “I suppose anyone can fall,” said Shasta.“I mean can you fall and get up again without crying and mount again and fall again and yet not be afraid ofContinue reading “Learn to Fall”

Book review: Evangelism in a Skeptical World – Sam Chan

Christianity is true. Now, if that is the case, it makes sense that worldviews that deny Christianity are false. And since they are false, if you poke and prod them enough, you will find the (sometimes gaping) holes in them. Now there is a very unfortunate tendency among some Christians to find those holes, tellContinue reading “Book review: Evangelism in a Skeptical World – Sam Chan”

Good Enough

I’m going to say something controversial. When we do things, especially things in furtherance of the gospel, I think often we should settle with “good enough.” What do I mean? You haven’t prepared enough for a Bible study you are invited to lead? Lead it anyway. You are not super well versed on all theContinue reading “Good Enough”