I remember a time in high school when I felt overlooked by the Christian club at my school. Ironically, I’m a leader in the club now, but at the time I was overwhelmed by envy, hatred, and a sense of worthlessness. Whenever the club members called themselves “leaders”, all I saw was what could have been me. I longed to be used by God in … Continue reading Selfish Ambitions
Why am I the only one doing this? Why are those kids playing games while I’m working? Doesn’t anyone realize that I could use a little help? These are some of the thoughts that commonly cross my mind as I serve in church. As you can probably tell, I don’t really like serving. It always seems like I’m the only one helping, even though I … Continue reading How to Serve Without Becoming Overwhelmed
I’ve got this crazy idea. What if every time I met somebody new, I asked them what their name was, and then asked them who they are? “Hi, what’s your name?” “Who are you?” Yes, I know what you’re thinking. Come on Tim, what’s the point? That sounds like the most awkward introduction possible! You know what? You may be right. But I think … Continue reading Who Are You?