Don’t just do something… stand there!

When you’re in a moment of crisis, when things seem to fall apart, or when you feel attacked, overwhelmed, or desperate, the temptation can be to hurry up and find a fix. You don’t want to just sit there, you want to do something, right? But don’t something isn’t always the best response…

Running the Race: The Purpose

Of the many components to a race, the one that most often goes unexamined: the purpose. Or more specifically, your purpose for participating in it. For you, maybe it’s the challenge, or you like group events, or you’re the competitive type.

In my case, it was something a little more insidious.

The Centurion

When Jesus heard this, he was amazed and said to those following him, ‘Truly I tell you, I have not found anyone in Israel with such great faith. – Matthew 8:10

Can we “amaze” God as well? And more specifically, can we amaze him with our fitness?