A Worse Kind of Blind
The Bible is full of references to disease and disability — more than 350 verses in 40 of the 66 books.
Some references to disability are metaphors for something else. For example, Paul writes to the Corinthians:
In their case…
Do You Know This Confidence?
When we are deeply conscious of our defects in duty. If we compare our best performances with the demands of the law, the majesty of God, and the unspeakable obligations we are under; if we consider our innumerable…
My Experience with Racism and Reformed Theology
The Bible and the Reformed faith have been used to defend racism and slavery. But, if you take the long view, in every case, the day came when the very Bible, and the very faith, that had once condoned racism…Continue Reading
Does God Make Much of Us?
The Laugh of Faith and the Power of Prayer
Pastors, Devote Yourselves to the Word and Prayer (Part 3)
Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ Jesus, greets you, always struggling on your behalf in his prayers, that you may stand mature and fully assured in all the will of God. (Colossians 4:12)
It appears that…Continue Reading
Earlier this year Crossway traveled with Pastor John to his hometown of Greenville, SC to revisit the world in which he grew up. This 18-minute documentary takes us through his experience of racism in the 1960's American South:
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Neither Do I Condemn You
A reflection on John 8:2-11.
“Shame on you, Whore!”
She was married, but not to the man in whose arms she had been laying. Suddenly the door had burst open. Oh no! Instantly she was in the grasp of angry…Continue Reading
Pastors, Devote Yourselves to the Word and Prayer (Part 2)
Intercession is not a ministry done from a place of strength and competence, but always as a desperate sinner praying for fellow desperate sinners. We identify with those we pray for because we are just like them.
And yet if…Continue Reading