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The Possibility of Vulnerability

The Possibility of Vulnerability

Many who are addressing the Christian’s response to our current crisis use the word “vulnerable.” To be vulnerable means to be exposed to the possibility of harm or to some kind of risk. The Bible has a lot to say about both vulnerability and the vulnerable: our need...
Dependence Day

Dependence Day

I remember clearly getting home from hiking the Fish River Canyon in 2009. I had not looked into a mirror the entire time I was away. After walking over 20km each day in the blazing sun, wearing the same shirt and hat, and taking no showers, it was an understatement...
Of Such is the Kingdom of Heaven

Of Such is the Kingdom of Heaven

Recently, in our study though the book of Mark, Doug taught on that passage in chapter 10 where people were bringing their children to Jesus that he might touch them. The disciples, still thinking in a worldly way, protested and demanded that people not bother Jesus...

Oh My God

The oft-declared words “Oh my God” can be an irreverent criticism of what God is doing or as a mindless response to some experience or statement. As Stuart will address in a follow up article, we are never to profane God’s name. However, there are numerous times in...

Pride and Prayerlessness

More frequently than I care to admit, I find it hard in the morning to bend my knees. In fact, I often find it difficult no matter what time of day it is. And I am not referencing an increasing awareness of arthritis. I am speaking about something far more...