“Belonging to God’s family is not simply a matter of birth or ancestry as many Jews at the time believed. They claimed the name of God for themselves but often failed to display his character. […]
“God seems to take pleasure in subverting the hierarchies of the world.
In God’s economy, servants are the leaders, the meek inherit the earth, the poor are blessed, enemies are loved, the humble are exalted, the foolish things shame the wise, those who seek their lives lose them, and those who finish last hoist the first place trophy.
You get the picture.”~ Drew Dyck
“Woke minds require sober thinking, and sober thinking leads us to lament sin’s devastation.
The concept of lament is not popular. We’re not comfortable with it. We like to rush quickly to our praises and hallelujahs.
But God’s Word encourages and allows us to take time to grieve.”~ Eric Mason
“I recognize that many of us, as Christians, are hesitant to treat God’s Word as though it were a suspect or eyewitness statement that needs to be picked apart forensically. It almost seems to disrespect […]
My oldest daughter Kori feels comfortable talking to me about everything…everything. It’s something that I unequivocally cherish. Lately, believe it or not, we’ve been discussing theology. Not in the traditional seminary sense, but rather in […]
“When jury members conclude that a witness can be trusted, they must come to grips with what the witness has to say and use this testimony as the foundation for future decisions they may make […]
“One of the gifts God has given us through social media is to rob us of the assumption that the human race is on the best trajectory possible.” ~ Mike Erre
“You can’t take an ungodly approach to a Godly solution and expect God to be pleased.” ~ Marvin McMickle
A lesson learned on my “not-so” day off…
Some issues are just more complex than we want them to be…
“In the entire universe, only two of God’s creations fail to bring glory to him: fallen angels (demons) and us (people). All sin, at its root, is failing to give God glory. It is loving […]
“The nature of Christ’s salvation is woefully misrepresented by some present-day evangelists. They announce a Saviour from hell rather than a Saviour from sin. And that is why so many are fatally deceived…for there are […]
“I think what we reinforce over and over again in Christian circles is that your value is based on how useful you are. How much are you changing the world for God? How effective are […]
“I realize that to say prayer is expected of us may make the children of a nonconformist, anti-authoritarian age bristle a bit. Those who have been brought under the authority of Christ and the Bible, […]
“One of the ways you can tell that your kids are just borrowing your faith is if they never ask questions.” ~ Natasha Crain