Work For It: Grace Versus Works

Work For It: Grace Versus Works

The music blares as we reach one of the most intense parts of the workout. Resistance is high and to encourage my spin class to make it up the fictitious hill we are climbing, I yell it out. Come on. . . WORK FOR IT! Sure, I throw in some “You can do its”...
Does Following Jesus Make You Sweat?

Does Following Jesus Make You Sweat?

Most people are a little embarrassed about sweating– even while exercising!  Although I used to be one of them, I now find this a little ridiculous. How do you know if you’ve worked hard if your body’s cooling response (sweating) hasn’t kicked...

And God Says Stop

Fourteen years my senior and not a big fan of “organized religion,” I should have said no when he asked for date one. Or date four. Or date seventeen… God says stop. And I reply: I don’t think so. You don’t understand, God. This guy is...