Laos Theou, the People of God.

What is the church? Here is an excellent passage from John Webster’s book Holiness: There is a Church. Within the ambiguous kingdom of human time and society there exists an assembly, a congregation of men and women who constitute the covenant people and the...

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...

Fear the flame, not the mask. 

Still thinking through what the scriptures say about the fear of death. Isn’t this passage, from Hebrews Chapter 2, huge and powerful? But we see Jesus, who was made a little lower than the angels, for the suffering of death crowned with glory and honor, that...

What Matters Most

I would say it’s a safe bet to think that issues of health, life, and death, have been “front burner” for most us in the last calendar year. This passage from Alistair Begg’s, book Pray Big: Learn to Pray Like an Apostle offers some great,...