Transform: Following Your Passion Is A BAD Idea

(The following was originally published at I'm very concerned about the deception of all the "Follow Your Passion" stuff I hear out there today. I get it... we all want to do something with our lives that is fulfilling and meaningful. CHECK. But for a follower of Christ, we have to think a bit more critically about those kinds of statements to ensure that they align with the purpose and will of our Savior. I twinge when I hear believers urging others to follow their passion. If … [Read more...]

The Big Picture Podcast 39: Obedience vs. Passion

[display_podcast] To begin today’s podcast, we’re going to introduce and check out the View From The Back Pew. You see,  I’m a bit of a Backrow Baptist. Most of know a BRB, he’s the shy guy in the back of the church, who sings off-key, can’t seem to clap in rhythm and is REALLY uncomfortable with all the dancing and hand-raising. But he’s a good Christian guy who sees a lot of things that you hyperactive folks in the front rows miss going on behind you. And actually, today’s topic concerns wha … [Read more...]