Recently, I (Mark Maulding) was reading Romans 1:15 where the Apostle Paul says, “So, for my part, I am eager to preach the gospel to you also who are in Rome.” This verse caught my attention, because the word, “you,” in this context means the Christians. That’s weird. Why would Paul want to preach the
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Growing up, I wrestled with feeling inadequate. Even though I achieved a lot as a teenager and young man, I was convinced that I was “Mark, the Inadequate.” For example, my dad could fix and build anything along with my younger brother. Not me. I could hardly hammer a nail or saw a straight board.
When my children were young, I once got so angry with them that I threw a bowl of popcorn across the kitchen all over the floor. They stared at me with stunned faces, and I felt terrible! Two of my kids were trading cards, and I found out they had stolen a few from their
When my oldest son was in the 10th grade, concern arose because it seemed that his growth was stunted. He was the smallest guy in his class of a couple hundred students. There is nothing wrong with being short if God has made you that way for His glory. Yet, my wife’s brothers are all