I Hate My Duplicity

Eric Metaxas, in his book, Seven Men and the Secret of their Greatness, spends a chapter focusing on Dietrich Bonhoeffer. He presents one of Bonhoeffer’s foundational beliefs: If one is unprepared to live out what one claims to believe, perhaps one doesn’t believe what one claims after all. There should be a perfect correspondence between … More I Hate My Duplicity

Riding the Roller Coaster of God

For nine months Mary had been on a spiritual, emotional, and physical roller coaster. Her Emotions Had Been Up She had received a visit from the angel Gabriel. This included the most precious of assurances; she was favored, loved, and found incredibly delightful to the Heavenly Father. Then came the first mind-blowing announcement: this young teenage virgin would have … More Riding the Roller Coaster of God