My resolutions for the 2015? Resolved: To have the truth of God like steel poured in my backbone, and the grace of God to bend over backwards for others. To do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with my God. ~ To rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep. ~ […]

Christmas, A Cure for the Pain of the World

Defenses of Christmas aren’t much better than the attacks. Remember: cynics get intelligence, believers are good hearted, dimwits. Defending anything based on religion, such as Christmas, must rely on feeling and not intellect, says our culture. Christmas is good, because it is about family, as if family is an unmixed blessing for most people. Christmas […]

Let’s Talk Bluntly About Race

This is convicting and encouraging and exhorting and more. It is a must-listen by Matt Chandler about Racial Reconciliation. And Darrin Patrick brings together a diverse group of people to discuss racial issues:How should we respond to Ferguson?   A Decision in Ferguson: How Should Evangelicals Respond? by Ed Stetzer “I think it is […]

What Wondrous Love!

“What wondrous love is this, O my soul, O my soul! What wondrous love is this, O my soul! What wondrous love is this that caused the Lord of bliss to lay aside his crown for my soul, for my soul, to lay aside his crown for my soul. To God and to the Lamb, […]

The Word Was “A God” ?

Much has been made by Jehovah’s Witnesses and other groups of the absence of the article in : “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was A God,” is the preferred translation of such cults. There are good grammatical reasons to reject this translation and interpretation, but […]

Recommended Reading

We need a passion for Christ that cannot be quenched, a passion that is acted upon not merely fondly thought about and rooted for. I am currently reading Dangerous: Engaging the People and Places No One Else Will. And while I am thinking hard about a passion for Christ and acting upon it, I read […]

Top 10 Books to Read for 2014

I’ve made a list of books I want to read for 2014. Man in Christ: The Vital Elements of St. Paul’s Religion (Classic Reprint) by James S. Stewart Paul and Union with Christ: An Exegetical and Theological Study by Constantine R. Campbell Knowing Jesus Through the Old Testament by Christopher J. H. Wright The Christian […]