This Politician Was Passionate for Precious Doctrine
William Wilberforce was driven in his political, emancipation efforts by a clear doctrinal understanding of what Christianity was. Pray that those today who care deeply about social justice will be as vigilant to righteous action in right thinking.
He was…Continue Reading
Unconditional Is the Ground of Conditional
Some Bible passages make crystal clear what we must not assume when reading other Bible passages. For example, consider Exodus 33:13 where Moses prays to God,
If I have found favor in your sight,
please show me now your…
Same Kind of Different As Me
The Pipers Go to Egypt
How I Almost Quit
Are you so discouraged you don’t know what to do next? I want to help you get through this. Maybe this will help.
The following quote is from my journal dated November 6, 1986. I had been at Bethlehem 6…Continue Reading
A Valentine for My Wife in Pictures and Rhyme
I loved you by the bending tree
Where N plus J marks you and me.
I loved you outside Williston,
The year before God made us one.
I loved you in a paisley dress,
When everything in me…
When God’s Direction Comes Through Correction
God faithfully directs the paths of everyone who trusts in him with all their heart (Proverbs 3:5-6). But sometimes, as Moses experienced in Exodus 18, God directs us through a word of correction from someone else.
The reunion of Moses…Continue Reading
My 2010 Writing Leave: What? and Why?
From February 4 through March 17, I will be on my annual writing leave (with a couple speaking trips thrown in). Thank you for supporting me in these focused times away. They are not vacation. I usually work longer hours…Continue Reading