"…The point is that if we stay away from secular culture to protect ourselves from its temptations, we cannot live and witness in the real world. We can’t even understand it…"
Engaging God’s World
Hope 8Listen! Your watchmen lift up their voices; together they shout for joy. When the LORD returns to Zion, they will see it with their own eyes. 9 Burst into songs of joy together, you ruins of Jerusalem, for the LORD has comforted his people, he has redeemed Jerusalem. … more
As I woke this morning, all I could do was shake my head, wondering why and how it could possibly be that yesterday happened; some days are more like that than others. Over the noon hour I spoke to a … more
Patience How long, O LORD? Will you forget me forever? How long will you hide your face from me? Psalm 13:1 Miss Maudie Atkinson: Jem. Jem: Yes, ma’am? Miss Maudie Atkinson: I don’t know if it will help saying this to you… … more
Perhaps my favorite thing about the Advent Season is the opportunity to dwell upon some of the richest themes in human existence, observing how they play out in the grand drama of Scripture, as well as in our seemingly mundane … more
Finding the framework isn’t as easy as it may sound. Truth is, there are many frameworks out there, all beckoning that they will give meaning to the mundane, that they will make all the activities of life make sense. We … more