People like to feel powerful. But there are times when it wise to know that you are powerless. And to act that way. You have heard the adage, “Your arm is too short to box with God.” Yeah. Don’t even try to get in that ring. “Human strength can never impress an omnipotent God, and … More Bad News for Unbelief
Saturday Musings “Justice and power must be brought together, so that whatever is just may be powerful, and whatever is powerful may be just.” —Blaise Pascal Perhaps we should have all police departments in America and around the world study the moral philosophy of Blaise Pascal? Come to think of it, maybe we should have … More Justice and Power
Thursday is for Preaching The language is from another time. The spelling is from another place. The truth behind the quote is trans-cultural and timeless. “A man preacheth that sermon only well unto others which preacheth itself in his own soul. And he that doth not feed on and thrive in the digestion of the … More Preparing to Preach Easter
There are so many ministries that are so busy. So many churches that are so busy with so many programs. Lots of activity. Lots of zeal for the work. And the work is important. But still, so many are so powerless. Here’s the reason. For more see: Powerless Ministries are Easy to Explain.
Friday is for Heart Songs How much are we, “we” meaning “Christians,” influenced by the culture around us? How much do we absorb from what is going on in the culture? How much do we color our decisions, our choices, our thoughts even, in the thought stuff and flavors of the culture around us? Because … More Learning from the Bumps on Other Heads
Weekend Musings I was reading the book of Moses, the Torah, specifically the book of Deuteronomy and ran across this pregnant passage. Moses is the mouthpiece of God, he is sharing God’s will for the nation when they come into the land and begin to set up governmental structures. He speaks of a time in … More Ancient Words for Modern (political) Thinkers