Monthly Archive: September 2016

TGIF 73

TGIF

They pull in every afternoon in their Mercedes SUV festooned with homemade political signs and carrying custom made bikes. They long for the day when there will be no skatepark here, when there will just...

Loving Cowper Like Newton Did… Affirming Those With Mental Illness In the Church. A Guest Post From Cash 37

Loving Cowper Like Newton Did… Affirming Those With Mental Illness In the Church. A Guest Post From Cash

William Cowper was born in England in 1731 and died there in 1800. His mother died when William was six years old, and this tragic loss affected him until the end of his life....

Jean’s Gospel: Introducing the Lord’s Prayer: Thy Kingdom Come – Part 2 16

Jean’s Gospel: Introducing the Lord’s Prayer: Thy Kingdom Come – Part 2

Introducing the Lord’s Prayer: Thy Kingdom Come – Part 2 “Thy kingdom come.”  Last week in Part 1, we explored the nature of the kingdom of God. This week, let us explore how His...

Kevin’s Conversations: Another Time When Jesus Wept 94

Kevin’s Conversations: Another Time When Jesus Wept

Note: This is not addressing any one specific incident. Another killing. Another predictable reaction. Except the bullheadedness and venom and violent tendencies appear to get ratcheted up a notch. Seemingly on each successive occurrence....

Linkathon! 116

Linkathon!

N.T. Wright redefines sin… Is the Bible foundational to Christianity? Faithful to the end…an interview with Eugene Peterson. The Reformation was a triumph of sacraments… Why so many pastors leave the ministry each month…...

Things I Think 88

Things I Think

1. “But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh.For the desires of the flesh are against the Spirit, and the desires of the Spirit are against...

Prayer & Praise 12

Prayer & Praise

Lord God, heavenly Father, I ask and would be assured that my petitions shall and must be nothing less than yea and amen.  Otherwise I will not pray nor have intercession made for me. ...

The Weekend Word 2

The Weekend Word

Matthew 9:27-38 Jesus Heals Two Blind Men 27 And as Jesus passed on from there, two blind men followed him, crying aloud, “Have mercy on us, Son of David.” Jesus moves on – onward in...