True confession? Two aspects of my personality have always been at war with each other. One, which gets expressed now and then on the blog, is the…… Read more “On the bookshelf: Love Does by Bob Goff”
For the next 40 days, the risen Savior again walked with his disciples. He served them breakfast on the shores of Galilee. He talked with them as…… Read more “Because he is risen …”
The story did not end there. Praise God the story does not with the nails being removed and his Body being laid in the grave. It doesn’t…… Read more “On that great mornin’”
The cup did not pass from him. The will of the Father was done. As the final “Amen” lingered in the air, the stillness of the…… Read more “By his stripes …”
When a book about grace begins by describing a dinner with Christopher Hitchens, you know you’re in for a treat. Larry Alex Taunton’s The Grace Effect absolutely…… Read more “On the bookshelf: The Grace Effect: How the Power of One Life Can Reverse the Corruption of Unbelief”
The shouts of joy that echoed through Jerusalem’s stone streets on a Sunday morning fell deathly silent in the darkness of a Thursday night. The dark of… Read more "A night of sorrows …"
Hope rose high on the Judean hillside that morning during a first-century spring. It was a hope desperately sought by a people oppressed. The dark hand of…… Read more “A welcome for a king …”
A few months ago, the music director at church asked me to write the cantata for our choir. I had suggested writing one a few years ago,…… Read more “An invitation to reflection …”