There is No Try

If you are a Star Wars fan, you’ll recognize this title as part of Yoda’s famous proverb: “Do. Or do not. There is no try.” I’m borrowing this from Yoda and applying it to how Scripture comes to life when we are faced with the hard things. One of my avenues for ministry for manyContinue reading “There is No Try”


I was reading this morning in Deuteronomy 22 about several odd prohibitions against mixing things. God explicitly expresses his displeasure with men dressing like women or women dressing like men. He created men and women differently, and he wants their appearance to reflect this distinction. Not a politically correct idea, I know, but there itContinue reading “Mixture”

Return on Investment

Recently I heard a friend who has a long background in both ministry and business use the phrase “return on investment.” She was referring to an aspect of evaluating the impact of efforts to influence people for the gospel. Knowing this comes from the business world, and not being a big businessperson myself, I wantedContinue reading “Return on Investment”