Passion or Obedience?

At the Willow Creek Leadership Summit in August, a guy named Dave Gibbons said, “Obedience is more important than passion.” As I think about this statement, he is exactly right and has hit head on what is wrong with so many Christians today. Let me explain. Yesterday I went running for the first time in 8 days, and I was actually nervous before I took off because I knew it ...

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Obedience

Last Saturday morning, Becca and I were leaving from Vail and we went over to my brother’s house to eat breakfast and say goodbye. We were playing with my niece, who is 16 months old, and she started getting a burst of energy. Out of the clear blue, she decided that she wanted to go down the steep staircase on their back porch without help. My brother warned her that ...

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