Helping You to be in the World, Not Out of the World

Weekend Links Extremely busy week as we prepare for Holy Week and also made a trip to Bolingbrook to run in the New Song Christian Health Center (dba Bolingbrook Christian Health Center) 5k which underwrites much of the budget for the clinic. This ministry is now about 12 years old and serves between 700-800 patients … More Helping You to be in the World, Not Out of the World

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Substituting Nature Religion for the Real God

Saturday Afternoon Musings C.S. Lewis writes about seeing “glory” or “an image of glory” in nature and its effect on us. We see beauty, we see majesty—and something happens in the deepest parts of our soul. Glory and longing, and love rise up in our souls.  We see a majestic mountain view, or a forest … More Substituting Nature Religion for the Real God

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Everything We Believe in Submission to the Word of God

Tuesday is for Hearing the Word We have in C.S. Lewis’s words, “a prejudice against older books.” That is a problem. Too often we cut ourselves off from the greatness of brothers and sisters who finished well and can teach us much. Here’s one of those voices from 164 years ago: (And perfectly in sync … More Everything We Believe in Submission to the Word of God

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Using “Wait Time” for the Gospel Good of Our Neighbors

Friday is for Heart Songs Here’s a simple idea stimulated by an old friend from our days in California.  During a typical month in these United States, we have various times when we are out in public, sitting, and waiting.  the doctor’s office the dentist office the Jiffy Lube waiting room the car-dealer’s service waiting … More Using “Wait Time” for the Gospel Good of Our Neighbors

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