Perspective on Prosperity

Years ago, I was on a 15-mile run along the coast with one of my unchurched buddies when the conversation turned to faith.

He asked, “Will a relationship with God help my running?”

Translation: What’s in it for me?

People don’t always say it, but that’s their question. Listen close and you’ll hear it a hundred times a day in a hundred different ways. We can’t help it; we’re egocentric by nature.