More Evidence of the Decline and Falling of Western Culture Save the Caterpillars, Abort the Babies Yes, you read that right. That is exactly what the Virginia Congresswoman has proposed on the same day! Eric Metaxes Interviews the Son of Aleksandr Solzhenitzyn (Ignat) He is the conductor laureate of the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia and … More Weekend Links for the Discerning Reader
Audrey Assad has been around for a bit. But she is a new discovery for me. And the delight of her artistry and the passion of her heart for our magnificent God is intoxicating. His mercies are new. Greet the days of your life with the knowledge of His mercy.
Would you pray this for me today? Would you join me in praying this for you today? (Music video follows)
Monday Musings How do we learn to worship God? David shows us the way. My soul thirsts for you (v. 1) My soul faints for you, I have looked for you in the sanctuary (v. 2) So David, in the wilderness of Judah hunted God with his soul and with passion, and here in this … More The Movements of Worship
Sunday Musings Awesome is God in His sanctuary The God of Israel— He is the one who gives power and strength to His people. Blessed be God. Psalm 68:35 This was the benediction to today’s service and, in the sovereignty of God, the perfect ending to music, … More God, Not Us, is the Lord of His Church
Four days before the World Trade Center Bombings I was meditating on Psalm 42. Sometimes God is preparing our hearts for things we don’t even know we need. So for all of you who are fine right now, there’s no tragedy you are fighting against, no illness you are seeking to overcome, no relationship that … More When Wounded Hearts Heal
The video is from an Anglican Church in Lisburn, Ireland. It celebrates the joy of community in the life of the church to the tune of Rend Collective’s MY LIGHTHOUSE. Enjoy. Rejoice. Let the contagion spread. And here is a link to the article that discusses why this has gone viral. What do you think? … More Celebrating the Joy of Christ in the Life of the Church
It’s a wet Friday in South Carolina today but perhaps that is a good time to ask God to ignite the warming fires of revival. Let’s start with ourselves and move outward to our local church, the churches in our towns, the churches in our regions, the churches in our state, the churches in our … More The Warming Fires of Revival
It is one of my favorite Christmas hymns. A carol of joy, Hark the Herrald Angels Sing, was not always in the form or sound that we enjoy it today. The youtube version below has a driving bass beat and an additional chorus inserted. It comes from Paul Baloche’s Christmas album and it captures well … More Christmas, Let’s Sing!
I am reading a collection of Christmas Sermons by Dietrich Bonhoeffer and it is encouraging to see Bonhoeffer’s evangelistic heart unmediated by biographers and interpreters. The editor and translater is Edwin Robertson. In this sermon, Bonhoeffer’s text is Deuteronomy 32. He works off the promise to Israel to give them a land. But Moses is … More Bonhoeffer’s Christmas Sermon