Do you ever wonder if something is lacking in our spiritual diet these days? Does it ever seem to you that many contemporary Christians seem kind of…anemic ? That we lack the robust, rugged endurance, the commitment and character of believers in ages past?

Our hearts are not of inferior quality. No, we’re cut from the same divine cloth. Born again in the same image of Jesus that produced missionaries and martyrs of days gone by, our spiritual genes are identical to theirs. But sometimes we seem so weak and fussy by comparison.

Maybe it’s just me (I’