Pray for Paul Washer

Just heard the news that Paul Washer, evangelist and founder of Heart Cry Ministry, had a heart attack. He is apparently in critical condition and has been taken into surgery. If you are unfamiliar with his ministry, here is a video of the message that launched his ministry into a larger worldwide impact. The message was … More Pray for Paul Washer

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Desiring God

Rereading Classic Books Last night, while re-reading for the fourth time, John Piper’s Desiring God, I was reminded why I am a “Christian Hedonist.” Buy the book and read it slowly. Back in college when I first came to trust in Christ, when I first starting reading the Bible regularly (hours a day at times), … More Desiring God

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Goodbye Illinois

Saturday Afternoon Musings I heard a marvelous message from Psalm 32 from my friend John Crooker, serving as the Interim Pastor at Trinity Church about a month or two ago when I visit Trinity Church. It is always a joy to hear the word of God poured through a godly man’s heart, with a love … More Goodbye Illinois

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The Constantinian Problem and Opportunity

Yesterday I read a quote by John Howard Yoder, that prior to the conversion of Constantine and the Roman Empire, “it took great conviction to stand for Christ. After Constantine (A.D. 272-337), it took great courage and conviction to not stand for Christ.” The Church grew rapidly from the resurrection to Constantine but when Christianity … More The Constantinian Problem and Opportunity

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The King and a Blade of Dry Grass (a meditation)

Cultivating humility is a constant battle. It is also a constant need. God’s word is a great tool to help the process Sleep is over-rated. One hour, and then toss, switch sides, too hot, toilet, a thousand thoughts, turn them into prayers, what was that sound? more thoughts, more prayers, … Source: The King and a … More The King and a Blade of Dry Grass (a meditation)

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