Surrender Your Soapbox

Surrender Your Soapbox

“When the disciples saw this, they were indignant. ‘Why this waste?’ they asked. ‘This perfume could have been sold at a high price and the money given to the poor.’ Aware of this, Jesus said to them, ‘Why are you bothering this woman? She has done a beautiful thing to me. The poor you will always have with you, but you will not always have me.’”  – Matthew 26:8-11 When I had just gotten out of college, I began leading a group at the Crystal Cathedral. As a novice pastor, I was openly critical of the extravagance of the place, and I remember actually putting it down in front of people at the church. One day, however, a very smart young man confronted me and got me thinking. I looked at him and I said, “This Crystal Cathedral…look at all of this stuff. This could have been used to help

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