I remember just a few years back (or maybe it was a lifetime ago), reading that a mainline denomination had asked the writers of the song, "In Christ Alone," whether they could change, the lyric, "the wrath of God was satisfied," to "the love of God was magnified." The authors refused, and the song was … Continue reading Love and Fury
Message #18 in The Latter Letters on 2 Peter 2:10-16. Click on the arrow to listen online or right click to download. [soundfaith width="640" height="646" account_id="2873611" include_playlist="true" include_speaker="true" include_series="true" include_date_presented="true"][/soundfaith]
Here is message #31 in From Faith to Faith on Romans 15:23-33. Click on the word "screencast" to see the screencast.
Some of the commands in Scripture sound oppressive sometimes. Take the first and greatest command for instance, "Love the LORD your God with all of your heart, all of your soul, and all of your strength." Really?! Don't I get a break? What about when I'm disappointed in life or worn down through constant struggle? … Continue reading Rejoice Not
Watchman Nee, the Chinese house church leader, refused the newly ascended communist regime's invitation to head their efforts to assimilate Christianity. In retaliation, they published a full page editorial cartoon which depicted a cutaway view of a two story building. On the top story, hapless church members poured their money into a funnel on which … Continue reading Blame On!
2012 was the perfect year for our family to go to Disney together. With twelve years between our firstborn and "the baby," Jamie and I had reckoned that there'd be a narrow window when Caleb was still young enough to enjoy it with us and when Lydia would be old enough to remember it. Somehow, … Continue reading Other Side of the Coin