Online Reading (July 11, 2018)

Marriage: David Mathis has a decent article on the picture marriage is of Christ’s love for the Church.Church Revitalization: Thom Rainer gives reasons for his optimism about a coming wave of Church revitalization.Holiness: Over at the Cripplegate, a decent article on how to know you’re growing in holiness when struggling with anger.Weather: Tropical Storm season […]

Pursuing Holiness

My local Church has decided to make the focus this year the pursuit of holiness. Now, as someone who has been around church circles, when we first talked about the idea, I have to admit I had a slight lurch in my stomach. Holiness? Does that mean we’re going to be going around like Saudi […]

T4G Day 3

Yesterday’s messages were very good, and powerfully convicting. Though the one I found the best was not a main session, but the breakaway session for Canada. Putting aside the fact that they had little plastic laminated flags on hockey sticks, and they used the newer “official” Newfoundland flag instead of the much older tricolour, it […]

People Don’t Change?

It’s always been a bit of a puzzling maxim for me: People don’t change. I’ve heard it fairly frequently, whether it’s said positively, about some character trait of a person you’re depending on, or negatively about some person, and their character trait that is causing pain for others yet again. Yet what puzzles me is […]