Faith is defiance.
Our problem is not that we look back, but that we don’t look all the way back.
What does the gospel have to do with counseling a temperamental toddler or chauffeuring children around town? Everything.
The prosperity gospel says ‘give in order to get’—and stops there. The Bible says ‘give in order to get’—so you can give even more away.
The darker the story, the brighter the grace.