Transparency

I’m currently reading the book, How We Got To Now by Steven Johnson. One of the topics in the book is the innovation and craft of glassmaking. The history is quite fascinating. At one point the glassmakers where exiled to an island because they kept burning down villages and towns where they lived. Once all … More Transparency

Hearts

For quite some time, God has been impressing and imparting to my heart an ever-increasing awareness of His heart for the lost, in ways one might not expect.  He is causing my heart to grieve right along with His, passing on His intense desire for reconciliation of every person to Himself. We live in a … More Hearts

Mercy & Judgement

 If you really fulfill the royal law according to the Scripture, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself,” you are doing well. But if you show partiality, you are committing sin and are convicted by the law as transgressors.  For whoever keeps the whole law but fails in one point has become guilty of all of it.  For … More Mercy & Judgement

Spending Ourselves

The Parable of the Talents  “For it will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants and entrusted to them his property. To one he gave five talents, to another two, to another one, to each according to his ability. Then he went away. He who had received the five talents went at once and traded with them, and he … More Spending Ourselves

A Healthy Body

In the wake of the recent Supreme Court decision, I was rather shocked by something I witnessed (thanks to social media and the internet):  Christians being attacked…by other Christians.  I expected that from nonbelievers or the world in general, but not from brothers and sisters in Christ. Now call me a hypochondriac, but I am … More A Healthy Body

All in the Family

I recently went to China. I saw beautiful temples and shrines, ate some delicious and some not so delicious foods, walked on The Great Wall, went to a house church and a government church, played with precious babies in an orphanage…I could continue, but I think you get the idea. I had many awe inspiring … More All in the Family