A Major Problem for American Christians

Great Quotes from Weekend Reading “The twenty-first century has begun with the shattering realization that there is no safe place on earth. Slowly, perhaps, many are wakening to the biblical view that ‘here we have no lasting city, but we seek the city that is to come’ (Hebrews 13:14); that this world does not offer a … More A Major Problem for American Christians

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What We Can Learn for Our Souls from this Year’s Soy Bean Crop

Monday is for Challenge Here’s a great post from memory delight that all my farmer friends in Iroquois County will appreciate. My comments and a challenge follow. Neil Orchard was talking with a farmer about his soy bean and corn crops. Rain had been abundant, and the results were evident. So his comment surprised him: “My crops are … More What We Can Learn for Our Souls from this Year’s Soy Bean Crop

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Sojourners Change the World, So Let’s Not be Settlers

Weekend Musings Conclusion:  Sojourners Change the World (Part 6) One result of living like sojourners, knowing we are bathed in the blood of the cross, and identified with the sacrifice of our Savior and desiring to emulate Him as close as possible, will be a powerful stimulus to less homogeneity in our congregations and fewer … More Sojourners Change the World, So Let’s Not be Settlers

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The Difference a Sojourner’s Lifestyle Makes to Settlers

Continued from Yesterday “What is a Christian: How Should He View himself and His Mission? (part 4) Today: The effect of a sojourners lifestyle on settlers This disquiets the settler. He or she believes in Christ but still looks for fulfillment and joy in things, and experiences, and accomplishments, rather than in Christ himself—in the … More The Difference a Sojourner’s Lifestyle Makes to Settlers

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What is a Christian? How Should He View Himself and His Mission?

Monday Discussion How do you think about yourself and your life as a Christian? Who are you in Christ? What is a biblical way of thinking about the answer to those questions that can transform your spiritual life? What is the self identity of the Christian? How is the believer to view himself in his … More What is a Christian? How Should He View Himself and His Mission?

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