Surrender :: Do I Have the Patience of Job?

Surrender :: Do I Have the Patience of Job?

Five minutes on this one word — SURRENDER. I could write all day…. I began reading through scripture chronologically last fall, at the start of Advent, and picked it up again January 1 with Genesis. For seven weeks those of us reading it together, and...
Gather Your Team and Make a ‘Family’

Gather Your Team and Make a ‘Family’

“Thank you for being on my team.” Words from my friend bear witness to this friendship we’re nurturing, to the time we’ve spent catching up over tea, in prayer, studying God’s word. The times we’ve carried one...

How To Cure An Itchy Trigger Finger

Just 140 characters and two minutes. That’s all it takes to spout an opinion or start a movement. In a flurry of emotional rhetoric, we have the freedom to proclaim to the world (or whoever’s watching) a point of view we may later realize was uninformed,...
“Never Trump” the Sovereignty of God

“Never Trump” the Sovereignty of God

My gut reaction at the close of Indiana’s historic primary election is to say “Never Trump”. There are so many reasons I am repulsed by the idea of Donald J. Trump leading our nation, to list them here would fill a blog post. I am embarrassed and...