Someone once told me that I ask dangerous questions. I think they meant it as a compliment, at least that is the way I took it. I don’t know if it is always wise to ask dangeous questions or even if dangerous questions ought to be our goal. But when I read this short … More Should We Dare to Ask This Question?
Sunday Musings Being “woke” is the latest virtue signaling wave at the moment. But racism is just a symptom of corruption. Injustice is just a symptom of corruption. Abuse of power is just a symptom of a much larger problem that no external change of circumstances will ever effect in a lasting way. The problem … More Sunday Musings on Wokeness
Wednesday is for Prayer I have so much to learn. Here’s the story of a young man who can teach every pastor some sobering, helpful, and Christ-honoring truth. We don’t have to be M’Cheyne. We don’t have to practice his model. But certainly the principle of meeting with Jesus in the first part of the day … More Beginning the Day with Jesus
If you are looking for a short book to explain the role of a pastor to a congregation or elder board and how the congregation can make best use of their pastors and elders, may I suggest this brief treatment by Robert Murray McCheyne. A timeless exposition of 2 Timothy 4:1-2, a charge to … More The Role of a Pastor and How the Congregation Can Use Him Well
Weekend Musings “A man is what he is on his knees before God, and nothing more.” Robert Murray M’Cheyne I have been doing some biographical research on Robert Murray M’Cheyne (1813-1843), the Scottish pastor who died at the age of 29 and left a remarkable legacy of depth, and wisdom, and passion for God … More What Am I On My Knees?
Friday is for Heart Songs Another great offering from Kairos Journal. Don’t just enjoy your weekend, LIVE IT for the glory of the King. A Disciplined Ministry: Robert Murray M’Cheyne (1813 – 1843) In Dundee, Scotland, Robert Murray M’Cheyne lay dying of typhus at age 29, his soaring fever resistant to all treatment. But rather than focus on … More A Short and Powerful Life and its Secret