Are You Living A Diluted Faith?

Today is the Feast Day of the Apostles Bartholomew and Barnabas, and my name day. As I was considering another year named for St. Barnabas the Apostle and what it means to be named after the “son of encouragement, I thought about a sermon I once heard that really “encouraged” me to think about my own faith! “It’s like trying to take an aspirin for cancer!” OK, that got my attention! The…

Diluted Faith

“It’s like trying to take an aspirin for cancer!” OK, that got my attention! The speaker was talking about the dangers of watering down the clear message needed for our group so that it wasn’t so discomforting. But his illustration really drove the point home that some problems need the fully potent dose of truth to be corrected. I admit it hit home with me, especially as I thought about how just…

Watered Down Faith

“It’s like trying to take an aspirin for cancer!” OK, that got my attention! The speaker was talking about the dangers of watering down the clear message needed for our group so that it wasn’t so discomforting. But his illustration really drove the point home that some problems need the fully potent dose of truth to be corrected. I admit it hit home with me, especially as I thought about how just…

Watered Down Faith

“It’s like trying to take an aspirin for cancer!” OK, that got my attention! The speaker was talking about the dangers of watering down the clear message needed for our group so that it wasn’t so discomforting. But his illustration really drove the point home that some problems need the fully potent dose of truth to be corrected. I admit, it hit home with me, especially as I thought about how just…