Thursday is for Hope Coleman Luck, a Facebook™ friend and Hollywood producer (among his credits, the TV show The Equalizer) quoted James Russell Lowell today in a post critiquing modern media. Lowell was an American poet and abolitionist who penned the following lines: Truth forever on the scaffold, wrong forever on the throne, yet that scaffold … More Truth Will Win: Wait for It
Thursday is for Spiritual Formation On September 12, 2012, Pastor Ray Ortlund, under the title You’re Not Crazy, posted the following open letter to pastors on the Gospel Coalition website. I’ve changed the title and added a postscript. My brother pastor, It’s Monday morning. Yesterday you gave your all. You’re spent. You’re depressed. You’re drinking … More You’re Not Crazy, Just a Wee Bit Depressed
Thursday is for Discussion You have seen it on Facebook and twitter and instagram, in news reports and magazines. It is the Arabic symbol for the letter “N” and is used by ISIS to mark the homes of Christians (and to slate them for persecution). It is ISIS’s way of sealing the fate of the … More Branded by ISIS or Christ?
Encouragement for the Soul Continuing to meditate on one of the texts from lasts week’s message and had some further thoughts. What will rescue us from the depressions and desperations of our situation? When children distance themselves from us of the Lord, what will keep our hearts at rest? You wife or husband is less than … More Beating Back Depression and Desperation