How Certain Material “Miracles” Become Distractions

Nothing used to annoy me more than the preachers of the Prosperity Gospel.  I felt like they were turning Christ’s message of faith into something you could find on an infomercial.  It seemed like money and “blessings” were the only things on their minds and like any other pyramid system it was the people on … More How Certain Material “Miracles” Become Distractions

Get Rich or Try Dying

Picture this.  You’re watching a commercial for luxury cruise travel.  It shows happy rich people clinking together champagne glasses, dancing, and dining on the finest foods.  The ad implores you not to settle for less.  After all, when you travel, you deserve the best.  You start trying to project the image of yourself into the … More Get Rich or Try Dying

Winning and Losing

Matthew 13:12 – For whoever has, to him more will be given, and he will have abundance; but whoever does not have, even what he has will be taken away from him. Have you ever had dreams of winning it big?  Wow!  Imagine what you could do with more.  It would be awesome.  If you … More Winning and Losing

Under Pressure

Last week I saw this headline on Yahoo! that these brothers from the UK have done a remix of Ice Ice Baby and Under Pressure.  I’m in one of my distraction modes, so I click on it.  Out comes these twins with these high top hairdos with back up dancer’s straight out of the 90’s.  … More Under Pressure