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Instructionally Wise (2 Timothy 4:9-16)

Previously, we studied Proverbs 13:20 under the theme of being “intentionally wise.” We considered, first, the meaning of wisdom. We narrowed it down to a working definition: Learning to see the glory of Christ in the details of life—to see beyond the immediate. We...

Kneeology (Acts 4:23-31)

The church in Jerusalem had taken off like a rocket. It was even experiencing some popularity in response to the power of God (2:47). This was all real, but it was also the calm before the storm. Chapter 4 begins a new chapter in church history: one that deals with...

Gospel Expectations (Acts 4:1-22)

The gospel is the good news of what God has done for sinners through His Son. When one is confronted with this message a response is demanded. In fact, a response is inherently called for. One either accepts it or rejects it. This, of course, was precisely the mindset...

Taking Jesus As He Is (Mark 4:35-41)

Johnny’s mother looked out the window and noticed him “playing church” with their cat. The cat was sitting quietly as Johnny preached to it. She smiled and went about her work. A while later she heard loud meowing and hissing and ran back to the open window to see...

The Rest of the Story (Acts 1:1-8)

Listen to these words by James Davison Hunter in his latest book:, To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity in the Late Modern World (New York: Oxford University Press, 2010): The questions that animate this book are both broadly...