Life Isn’t Fair

It isn’t going to come as news to you that life isn’t fair. But what might come as a shock is that God isn’t fair either. 

God made us for himself and in his image and we rejected him. Fairness would be a life separated from him. Fairness would be no hope of heaven and no forgiveness. That would be fair, that would be just.

In our own lives, fairness looks like offending others who offended us or judging people who have judged us. Fairness actually makes us miserable. 

The central image of our faith is a man dying on a cross – who was completely innocent – for your sins. The central image of our faith, thank God, isn’t fairness, it’s mercy. And that’s who God is calling us to be: merciful, as He is merciful.

Growing in Faith During Coronavirus

Brothers and sisters, what is God trying to teach you through this time of coronavirus? You know, resistance is how you build muscle. If there’s…

Help My Unbelief

Throughout the Gospel readings during Lent, Jesus’ claims about himself get more and more clear, and the people’s responses to those claims get more and…

Lent: A Time to Get Real

If you’re under the impression that our Lord’s mission was to come and make sure we feel good about ourselves just as we are, without…

Do Everything with Love

Traffic was horrific this morning. It can be such a soul-sucking thing! So I called my wife to complain about the traffic and she said,…


Get the latest RLC resources, news, and videos delivered straight to your inbox every month.