He is enough, At least, that’s what I’m supposed to believe; The pastor said so yesterday. But his life and mine look nothing alike. His children look happy, peaceful, and smart; He holds his wife’s hand as they walk into … Continue reading Is He Enough?
As a child, I would have described Easter as the Sunday we woke up while it was still dark and had our church service outside. We wrapped in blankets, hoped to see the sunrise, and topped off the morning with … Continue reading The History and Significance of Easter
ISIS: the name conjures up a huge variety of emotions: fear, curiosity, anger, indifference, boredom. It seems as though we’ve heard nothing but news of terrorist attacks for the last year (well, that and the presidential election, but we’ll leave … Continue reading Understanding ISIS
“We claim, rightly, that God’s command is vital. We claim, rightly, that God’s call is crucial. It is. But our conversations about call should be focused on where we have been called rather than on if we have been called. … Continue reading The Insanity of Obedience
“Prayer is the only entryway into genuine self-knowledge. It is also the main way we experience deep change-the reordering of our loves. Prayer is how God gives us so many of the unimaginable things he has for us. Indeed, prayer … Continue reading Prayer