God’s highest desire and his maximally glorifying world

Yesterday, I wrote an post suggesting that God was more glorified by the fact that a Joel Osteen sermon was preached than were it not.

Don’t trust your feelings, even your worst duffer sermons bring glory to God

I was talking with my wife ahead of Sunday about my sermon this week. My overriding feeling was that it was a bit of a

Assumptions we make when church is going well

Sometimes, things in church are going great. For whatever reason, the Lord has chosen to bless the work. We are seeing people coming in, convert,

Christmas isn’t cancelled and it need not be ruined

One thing to happen on Saturday was my daughter’s birthday. You can read about that in yesterday’s post. Of course, the other big announcement came

Can I miss God’s best for me?

There is a thought that does the rounds with some frequency. I have heard it in the context of people affirming God’s ‘wonderful plan for

Maturity changes our desires

Growing up, I used to hate coffee. I thought it was nasty, bitter and altogether unpleasant. So I never drank it. Fast forward 20 years,

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