Reading in History and Christianity this week. The book’s author, John Warwick Montgomery, was one of the gifted apologists who helped to secure the foundation of biblical faith in my early faith. Montgomery, now in his 80’s, continues to write and defend the faith, is an intellectual giant of almost superhuman achievement. The holder of … More Psychology or Christ?
Two great Americans and two great quotes. “Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed in the things you didn’t do than the things that you did.” Mark Twain It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doer of deeds could … More Twain, Roosevelt and Us
Next to the Last Song, Side BNO COMPROMISE LP, by Keith Green The next to the last song on the album is the only song not written by Keith or Melody Green. It is actually a cover of a song by Jamie Owens-Collins from the Jesus Movement era. But in Keith’s hands and heart, it … More How Does a Lover Sing?
A celebration of God and the wonder of a God that would stoop so low as to become one of us. That’s how side B of NO COMPROMISE begins with a song titled simply, “You!.” As with most of Keith’s music, there is a relentless push toward the proclamation of the gospel through the grid … More A Flesh Encased God
Joe Heschmeyer, over at Word on Fire had a great article on the 20th of July that I wanted to make sure my readers saw the following paragraphs. the article was titled: “How the News and Politics is Destroying Your Soul (and what you can do about it)” Heschmeyer makes a number of discerning and … More I Stole These Paragraphs Because They are So Good
A Liturgy to Sanctify the Day A Call to Worship as We Greet the Day “We have heard with our ears, Our fathers have told us The work that God did in their days, In the days of old. How with His own hand He drove out the nations before His people Israel; for by Isarel’s sword … More Rejoice: He Will Fight for You Today
I am purging files at my house, trying to create a space for ministry and writing. It is amazing the things I am finding, some amazing things, and some things, almost 40 years old that still resonate today. One of them was the article below from Christianity Today almost exactly 38 years ago. Where did … More Finding Things You Didn’t Expect
Mid-Day Prayer for Revival Volume 1 Day 11 “Lord, would You revive our nation? Would you give us leaders who fear You more than political winds? Would you raise up men and women of principle to lead us in political, social, educational, and religious arenas? Give us leaders of industry that will use their might … More Revival will be An Adventure
[Listen to the sound file while you read — two inches to the right of this line on this page, marked “Aubre’s Gift”] An Evening Devotion for the Silent Saturday of Holy Week The Savior’s Side is Pierced by a Spear. Adapted from the accounts of Exodus 12:46; Numbers 9:12; John 19:31-37 Jesus is Pierced … More Pierced for My Wickedness
Part of the Poetry Project (poetic reflections on the poetry of God) Read Psalm 27 On my sister’s birthday (4/4), The Gospel Coalition invited the world to spend a day in prayer and fasting for the pandemic called Covid19 virus but also for the advance of the gospel that meets the deepest needs of all … More One Thing – What is it?