Recently I read a book that said that the modern church is broken, and we need to get back to how the first Century church did things. Our weekly meetings should be how they did it then. Our sacraments and worship should be like theirs. Our leadership should be like their leadership. The problem with … Continue reading Yes, we’re broken. God makes it straight
I wandered through the room this afternoon where my kids were watching the Narnia movie. It was on the scene where Aslan makes the deal with the witch. When Aslan and the witch come out of the tent and announce that the witch has renounced her claim on Edmund, there is celebration in the camp. … Continue reading Dancing upon grace
I have had a number of points in my life when I prayed for a clear sign from God about which fork in the road I should take. I want to follow God's will for my life. I want to be on the road he wants me to follow. I know from experience that being … Continue reading Give me a sign?
Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever believes in me will also do the works that I do; and greater works than these will he do, because I am going to the Father. Whatever you ask in my name, this I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If you ask … Continue reading In Jesus Name
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ. He predestined us to adoption according to the kind intention of his will. He freely bestows grace, and even lavishes it on us. He reveals himself to us, so that … Continue reading God is Good!
Today I spent a little bit of time reading Philemon. I've always liked this little letter, in part because it hints at such an interesting story, of the runaway slave returning to his master with the letter from Paul. What a meeting that would have been. What must Onesimus have felt like as he neared … Continue reading Get the room ready
My oldest son is a great conversationalist. He is always engaging people in discussions with him, drawing them into talking about all sorts of things. "Dad, if you could have any super power, what would you be?" or "if you could shape shift into any animal, what would you choose?" Tonight we were riding together … Continue reading What would you change?