048: How Almsgiving Can Save Your Life…Now and Later

Fasting? Powerful. Prayer? Absolutely necessary. Almsgiving? Can save you from death! In our last episode, we discovered the revolution that occurred in the Old Testament with regard to handling the consequences of sin. We saw how it evolved from something we had to wait and endure, to something akin to a debt we could “pay […]

Get Big or Get Out! Why Lent Should Hurt So Good

So Lent continues…Isn’t it funny that we shudder at the thought of suffering in general terms, but many of us are more than willing to endure it for specific reasons like rippling abs, bulging biceps, and toned legs? Having spent a fair bit of time of my youth in weight rooms, I often heard my […]