“It’s a pri-vi-lege. It really is,” my daughter drawls when our male standard poodle swishes his derrière in front of you to be scratched. Those who’ve met Max know she’s right. It is an honor to be picked to pet his long back.
Did you know the Bible calls suffering for Christ a privilege?
When I joined Cru (Campus Crusade for Christ) out of college one questionnaire asked if I was familiar with spiritual warfare. I wasn’t. But I am now.
Every time I write a book or prepare to speak at a conference or retreat I experience battles on many fronts. I find myself wondering if it’s worth it. I’ve joked that if I have to live my message I think I’ll write and speak on gardens in Europe.
That’s why this verse in Philippians stopped me.Continue Reading