Tag Archives: Prayer

Sadness — Part 1

By | 23 Feb 2022

Happy About Sadness This is a happy read. And yet, how can an article about sadness be happy? It’s the dichotomy of the thing. We’re all happy and we’re all sad. We’re overwhelmed with too much and simultaneously saddled with a sense that we don’t have enough. We’re ready to tackle the day ahead and ready to take… Read More »

Humility Revisited

By | 23 Jan 2022

It seems the Lord is not done with me on this topic, so this is another view of “the elephant” from a slightly different perspective. As I was continuing my reading in 2 Chronicles today, I came across a passage well-known in Word of Faith (WoF) circles, one I have lost count of the times I’ve heard taught on:… Read More »

Humility

By | 17 Jan 2022

Even casual Bible-readers can quickly detect God’s high regard for the humble. Tragically, many proclaiming themselves “Christian” these days appear to have either glossed over or mentally redacted those passages entirely. Before we get started, the great danger inherent to writing about humility is my being perceived as proclaiming the equivalent of “Humility & How I Achieved It”… Read More »

Double-Minded

By | 31 Dec 2021

My wife and I enjoy watching period movies and TV series. Recently, we stumbled across another British-clergy-as-crime-fighter TV series on PBS called Grantchester. The series takes place during the 1950s and 60s in the eponymous real-life village close to Cambridge University. Its protagonists are an Anglican parish vicar and a hardened police inspector. They develop an unlikely mystery-solving… Read More »

A Tragic Scandal

By | 26 Dec 2020

In May of 2020, those of us involved with Christian apologetics — whether peripherally as I am or vitally as the major focus of our ministries — mourned the untimely passing of a giant in that theological discipline, Ravi Zacharias. I have always looked up to that man as a hero of the faith, the personification of what… Read More »

Who Do You Think You Are?

By | 11 Dec 2020

For as he thinks in his heart, so is he in behavior… — Proverbs 23:7a AMP In my humble opinion, the two most crucial questions any human being can answer for themselves are these: Who am I? What is the purpose of my existence? The answers to these salient questions are foundational to every one of our other thought processes and… Read More »