Blessed are the Broken

"Blessed are the poor in spirit..." Reminds me of the first of AA’s Twelve Steps: “We admitted we were powerless over alcohol—that our lives had become unmanageable.” The Twelve Steps and the Beatitudes have an uncanny similarity. They both address the destitute and leave no viable recourse but to run to a “power greater than …

God Loves Unhoused People!

My friends at YWAM San Francisco are doing amazing work in the Tenderloin, the city’s neediest neighborhood. I highly recommend them for your prayers and financial support. I was there last weekend with Calvary Street Ministry. (I’ll tell you about CSM next time.) For now, check out the 8-minute YWAM video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rlw_V4bSDJY Here's how to …

Jesus’ Subversive Economics

Locate these and more of Jesus' subversive thoughts in Matthew 5-7. If you want to read more about this amazing passage, check out my book: If you've already read it, please review it on Amazon and share it with your friends!

The Groan of the Godly

The Groan of the Godly “Blessed are those who mourn for they shall be comforted.” (Matthew 5:4) “There is a time… to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance…”  (Ecclesiastes 3:4) Jesus’ ancestors and contemporaries knew how to face their sufferings in such a way as to …

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