Tough times give us a great place to practice

Dear brothers and sisters, when troubles come your way, consider it an opportunity for great joy.” James 1.2 NLT The trouble with trouble is that it is extremely challenging to do what James instructs us to in verse 2.  But moving on in the text gives us great incentives.  Verse 3 tells us that ourContinue reading “Tough times give us a great place to practice”

The difference between being busy and getting hurried

What’s the difference between being “busy” and being “hurried”?  Is there a difference?  I believe there is absolutely a difference between the two.  Think about it…Jesus was incredibly busy…but I seriously doubt he was ever hurried.  So in the midst of intense public demands and incredibly trying human needs Jesus found a way of beingContinue reading “The difference between being busy and getting hurried”