Prayers Instead of Posts

Friends, there is nothing in the Word of God that says you must post a response to every issue that comes up or event that happens. There’s nothing in the Bible that says that you must have every conversation about every hot topic with every friend you have,...

Martin Luther King and Mountain-Moving Power

While talking with my kids about Martin Luther King Jr. Day today, I ended up looking up the Wikipedia pages about the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Civil Rights Movement in general. This is only a Wikipedia article, but the bare reciting of the facts alone is...

Guest Post: We Need a New Song

Friends here’s a timely post from for the (still) New Year from Tony Defranco: We Need a New Song: A Mediation on Psalm 96 It is an undisputed fact that songs are one of the most powerful mediums to communicate a message. Whether it’s communicating a protest of...

Families, Resistance Cells

One of the most powerful parts of Rod Dreher’s Live Not by Lies is Chapter 7, entitled “Families Are Resistance Cells.” In it, he writes:   Family is where we first learn to love others. If we are lucky, it is also where we first learn how to live in...

The struggle will be perfected by God.

Is God going to use human effort to fix the world? And if the answer is no, does that mean we shouldn’t do any good in the world? Thomas Oden: “The Renewed Destiny of the Cosmos” The purpose of God in redemption is not merely to prolong creation quantitatively...