Clothe Yourselves with Humility

Peter closes his first letter in today’s Bible reading. He reminds the elders how they should lead their churches: with humility. Humility goes a long way in leading people! Humility recognizes accountability to someone else. In any organization, everyone is accountable to someone else. Unless you’re working for yourself, someone else has the ability to…

He’s Not a Stingy Giver

As I was reading today’s Bible reading, God reminded me that He isn’t a stingy God. Pondering this thought, I can’t think of anywhere in the Bible where God limits Himself in giving of Himself to His people. Actually, I cannot think of anywhere in the Bible where God limits Himself in giving of anything…

Scripture: Leave it or Love it

In today’s Bible reading, Paul describes the symptoms of leaving God’s objective revelation of Himself. He also prescribes the remedy. The Description: “For people will be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, proud, demeaning, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy, unloving, irreconcilable, slanderers, without self-control, brutal, without love for what is good, traitors, reckless, conceited,…

Is Critical Theory Biblical?

In light of the past three months of “mostly peaceful protests” in Minnesota, Oregon, Washington, and New York, the issue of Critical Theory has been on the minds of many. In fact, Critical Theory has been a discussion topic in the Southern Baptist Convention in recent years. Admittedly, I am late to the party and…

Set an Example

In today’s Bible reading, Paul tells Timothy to guard against people looking down on him because of his youth. We don’t know how old Timothy is. There may have been some concern that this young pastor may not have enough experience or maturity to fulfill his ministry. There’s a lot to be said about someone…