Today in my devotions I was reading Psalm 16. I don’t know why. It was a mistake. I should have been reading Acts 16 and Psalm 21 as a part of Reading with the Pastor. But somehow I went to Psalm 16 first. I’m glad I did. The second verse reminded me of the greatness … More Your Majestic Neighbors
Reading with the PastorRead Matthew 25 and Psalm 30 Startling fact: Every 1/40th of a second, the retina of your eye can transmit a new image consisting of more than 100 million bits of information. God did that! We serve a powerful and creative God. We serve a powerful and creative God. His designs are awe-inspiring. His … More This Post is Not about Eyes
Continued from Yesterday Yesterday, I posted (read it here) the first part of an excerpt from Dorothy Day’s essay on Luke 2:7. Here is part 2 of the very convicting and challenging meditation on the what it means to serve Christ in the world today. I have added a few links to give some information on … More Christ is Disguised (Part 2)
Monday is for Discussion The churches of America are weak, spiritually anemic, prayerless, biblically illiterate, apathetic about personal holiness and unengaged with their neighbors at any meaningful level. Are there exceptions? Of course. But the stark reality is that we are almost irrelevant in effecting change of our culture toward godliness despite our numbers. We … More Christians Have Pickled Themselves in the American Dream
Thursday is for Discipleship My experience with Christians around the country is that: They rarely share their faith with others if sharing their faith is defined as “the content of the gospel.” They rarely invite anyone to anything in which others would be exposed to the “content of the gospel.” They seem to associate living … More The Stench of Sin Should Not Deter Us from Love
Thursday is for Discipleship There is a myth in the Christian community that goes something like this: “If we really live passionately for and like Jesus, the world will beat a path to our doors and follow us to Jesus.” It’s a myth. The reality is that if we follow Jesus, really follow Jesus, not … More What if Jesus Really is the Lord?