Mark 13:30 I tell you the truth, this generation will certainly not pass away until all these things have happened. 31 Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away. Jesus tells all those who will listen that his words are just as immutable and reliable as his Father’s. He […]
It’s one thing to preach selflessness and to care for the sick, but quite another to predict the end of the world. Jesus, however, isn’t a moralist; he’s the Messiah. He wants us to understand that history is relentlessly heading toward the establishment of God’s Kingdom. But before this new world can appear, the […]
Have you ever wondered why we create and perform? After all, it takes a lot of time and energy. There is no guarantee of fame, much less fortune. And yet, so many of us devote so much of our lives to music. Looking back over my life, I’ve experienced three interrelated motives:
As author John Eldredge and others suggest, the epic story of redemption is better told as a four-act saga with each grand section punctuated by a transitional event.
The subject of stewardship is understandably a touchy one, especially since many people have been financially manipulated or victimized in the name of religion. I don’t want to open old wounds. Rather, I believe that a clear, biblical understanding of stewardship can lead to healing and wholeness for ourselves and those around us. Here are […]