Recently, our eldest daughter, our son-in-law, and their three children moved to Washington DC for a brief time. Their youngest son, Tyler, almost four years old, was looking forward to “going to America.” It became clear, however, that his understanding of “America”was all that clear.
On 15 June 2013, sixteen-year-old Ethan Couch of Burleson, Texas, killed four people while driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs. He was intoxicated, driving on a restricted license, and speeding in a residential area when he lost control, colliding with a group of
Jesus came to Matthew where he was and said two words which would change Matthew’s life forever: “Follow Me.” Jesus issues the same call to his people today and there is much for us to learn from this account to aid us in appreciating and
In our last study, we explored what it means to have the mind of Christ. That is, the Christian is called to follow Jesus, which requires denying self and taking up our cross. The true disciple of Jesus commits herself to die, as Jesus died: