This week, I am meditating on Paul’s second letter to the Thessalonian church. I believe this is most appropriate in light of our current 2020 struggles, for in this letter, Paul writes to Christians wrestling with questions like: What about all the wars, natural disasters, and viruses? What about all sin, strife, violence, injustice, and … More When Boasting is Good
Jesus is in his final day. He knows he will soon be arrested and crucified. Therefore, he gathers his fellows together for one of his final lessons. What does he wish for his friends to know? John 15:1-17 I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser. Every branch in me that does … More Some More Fruit Please
We know we have an inclination to pray. We especially sense our internal compulsion to talk with God when all hell seems to be breaking loose around us. We know we have many commands to pray. We cannot read the Bible for very long without hearing God calling us to adoration, thanksgiving, confession, and supplication. … More Why Do We Have Such a Hard Time Praying?