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...

Love them by praying for them.

As Pastor Joe has recently been pointing out, sometime in the mid to late first century AD, when an autocratic pagan emperor ruled the Mediterranean world, the Apostle Paul wrote this instruction to Timothy, who was leading a young christian church Asia Minor:...

A Psalm for the Day After Election Day

Psalm 72, with glorious glimpses into the future, of the ruler we’re all waiting for: Give the king Your judgments, O God, And Your righteousness to the king’s Son. He will judge Your people with righteousness, And Your poor with justice. The mountains will...