Remember Your Calling

And say to Archippus, Take heed to the ministry which you have received in the Lord, that you fulfill it. – Colossians 4:17

If you’ve been reading the Bible for a while, you’ll be familiar with the phenomenon through which a verse you’ve read many times suddenly jumps out at you or takes on new significance. Call it a spiritual face palm. (more…)

Deliberate Acts of Kindness

Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. – Colossians 3:12

For a while there everyone was talking about random acts of kindness. You hold open a door or return something that someone drops, and you can call yourself the Hero of the Day. Time to buy a cape.

But let’s take take (more…)