Salt and Secrecy (part 3)

Principles do no good if there’s no practical way to apply them. Have you discovered this? High-minded ideals may be nice to think about, but to really make a difference in our lives, they need to have some skin on and work in the real world. The last two posts have been part of a […]

Salt and Secrecy (part 2)

Should I do good deeds in public or in private? In response to a question about my message last week, called “The Surface and the Substance” (listen to the podcast here), I shared some thoughts yesterday about the importance of following Jesus’ command in Matthew 5:16, “let your light shine before others, so that they […]

Salt and Secrecy (part 1)

Don’t you just love it when the Bible contradicts itself? Now before you get upset (if you believe the Bible) or cheer (if you don’t), hear me out. A friend called me the other day with a question: “In your message yesterday you said we are supposed to do our good works so people can […]