Dick Lucas, the longtime pastor of one of England’s oldest churches, St. Helen’s Bishopsgate, has said, “The Bible does not give us a watertight argument it gives us a watertight person against whom there is no argument.” That is so good and helpful to remember. Often, when we speak with our friends, loved ones, or … Continue reading The watertight person
When David was hiding inside a cave from King Saul, he penned these plaintive words: “I am in the midst of lions; I am forced to dwell among ravenous beasts...” (Psalm 57:4) Can you relate to David? Have you ever wanted to hide inside a cave? Have you ever felt pursued by King Saul, or … Continue reading Living among lions…now what?
Don’t you hate interacting with people who present themselves as sincere but you can tell that they really aren’t? It's kind of a bummer to relate with fake, phony people. Sometimes people act loving when they’re not, and it is both shallow and annoying. On the other hand, sometimes people act loving when they’re trying … Continue reading Acting how you want to feel–fake or faith?
"Read the red and pray for the power." These were the instructions that Dr. Fuchsia Pickett gave to our class when Jessica and I were in Bible school in the early 90s, and I think they are the perfect marching orders for each of us as we start a New Year together. Yesterday, Grace Church … Continue reading Read the red and pray for the power!
Hi everyone! Earlier this week I was preparing some thoughts for a perspective blog in light of our upcoming presidential election when I saw this article from Stephen Mansfield, addressing the noble, courageous Christian leadership that we need to manifest amid our tumultuous political times. His words were so good that I decided to forego … Continue reading Important guest post about leadership in our tumultuous political times