photo credit: ksta.de Do not try to make the Bible relevant. Its relevance is axiomatic. Do not defend God’s word, but testify to it. Trust to the Word. It is a ship loaded to the very limits of its capacity. ———- Dietrich Bonhoeffer Check out my book. The New Testament Challenge. Available … More Motivational Monday (Dietrich Bonhoeffer)
You thought about the great apostle John. You always spent time with him when he lived here. He had been our leader, our pastor and our shepherd for a time. You got to know him very well actually. The man is tough as nails. He was boiled in oil. He was tarred and feathered. He … More Revelation E3, “Faithful Together” (Theological Thursday)
Here is a Motivational Monday thought for anyone seeking to be an influence for God’s glory. photo credit: christianitytoday.com “A River reaches places which its source never knows.” ————- Oswald Chamber “My Utmost for His Highest” (Entry for September 6th) There are 260 chapters in the New Testament. You go to work … More Motivational Monday (Oswald Chambers)
Well, that title should get some people to click. No, it wasn’t just a clever title, designed to irritate faithful charismatic or prosperity minded believers. It wasn’t just a title that will attract some of those who oppose the faith to join in on heated discussions between believers about if God does, can or will … More Blessed With Depression (Topical Tuesday – Depression)
Depression is a very serious thing. Pride leads us to believe we can answer someone else’s depression. We can make them happy. Pride tells us that we will never be depressed. We are above it and exempt. Pride also teaches us that we can simplify something that is very specific. Here are 5 things depression … More Fight for Your Faith (5 Things Depression is Not)
I stood in the George Bush Presidential Library and looked at all of the history of George W. Bush’s presidency. I looked at gifts that were given, and pictures of their dogs. There were countless interesting facts and pictures. There is even a recreated Oval Office where you can sit at the desk and act … More The Day Everything Changed! Christ Encounter In The Body and Blood
3-2-1! Happy New Year! Couples kiss, promises are made and the air is filled with hope. For some it is about leaving a bad year behind. The bad year was filled with loss and bad memories, or even tragedy. For others a new year that will further the progress of the last would be great. … More The Word for 2018 is ……….