Iran: Pray for Iran as they go through some of the worst political violence in 40 years. Theology: J.D. Greear reflects on how God saves us for His glory. Blogging: Tim Challies meditates on the continued value of Christian blogging. Maybe I should write real blogs. Christian Practice: GetReligion draws attention to the way Religious … Continue reading Online Reading (Dec. 2, 2019)
Here’s how I hope to keep up on a discipline I’ve failed to do for years and years.
I am not the greatest for discipline.If you’ve been waiting for me to write here, you’ve been disappointed and I’m sorry.I could say that with the new work at my local Church, I’ve gotten busier, or that the last semester of classwork has been more diffficult than expected. Both would be true, but honestly not … Continue reading Getting Back into It
I like to be busy. There are a lot of reasons for this. It makes me feel like I'm needed, as if the world can't function without me. It means that I do not have to think about future and plans and vision and such, because I'm wrapped up in the now, and of course … Continue reading The Discipline of Letting Go
Many people on the blogosphere have been commenting on the statements of Brit Hume on Fox News Sunday, where he said essentially that Tiger Woods should turn to faith in Jesus Christ. Now, most will recognize that I would agree with that statement (though I might quibble with Hume's phrasing). I agree that Buddhism is … Continue reading Is Brit Hume out of line?
With the positive things dealt with over the last 2 days, it's now a good time to give the basic rules for the (now fully moderated) comments section. I get to choose whether or not I post your comments. I reserve the right to edit your comment (usually if your ideas are worthwhile, but you're … Continue reading A Word on (comment) Etiquette
Yesterday I explained the reasons for my return to wordpress, and the fact that I'm going to have a slightly different ethos for the posts I create. I figured that before I set the (negative) ground rules for the blog, and especially for comments, that I should tell you, my dear readers, what to expect … Continue reading What is this blog?