The Way-Making God

“The Lord will make a way for you where no foot has been before. That which, like a sea, threatens to drown you, shall be a highway for your escape.” —Charles H. Spurgeon So begins the preface to Robert J. Morgan’s, The Red Sea Rules. The book is an exploration of the principles to be … More The Way-Making God

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Fighting the Urge to Live for Comfort, Convenience and Security

Tuesday is for Spiritual Challenge I love my country. Flaws and all, I love it. I think, on balance, it has been a force for good in the world, even with all of its missteps and corruptions. But it is dangerous to live here. Dangerous to the soul. Our affluence, our comforts, and the long … More Fighting the Urge to Live for Comfort, Convenience and Security

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Bringing Up Baby

Raising babies or raising churches is similar. In both instances you need to pay attention to essential things. If babies don’t get smiled at, held tenderly, talked to, and fed the right foods they won’t thrive. Baby Christians and baby churches are much the same. The Apostle Paul understood this. It is one of Paul’s … More Bringing Up Baby

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Day 7, Saturday — Waiting, Watching, in Wonder

Read Psalm 90 and 130 There is joy after tears when tears are humble. May all your tears flow from a humble heart. A Morning Prayer of Lament Taking Psalm 90 Personally 6205 days left. Six thousand two hundred days left. Six-thousand-two-hundred-days left. I can’t stretch them. Only You know if they or more are … More Day 7, Saturday — Waiting, Watching, in Wonder

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