Why Would a Loving God…?
For the creation was subjected to futility, not willingly, but because of him who subjected it, in hope that the creation itself will be set free from its bondage to corruption and obtain the freedom of the glory of the children of God. For we know that the whole creation has been groaning together in the…
Addicted to Anonymity
Tuesday Re-mix – I wonder if we in the American culture have become addicted to anonymity? Dictionary.com defines addiction like this: the state of being enslaved to a practice or habit or something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming, as narcotics, to such an extent that its cessation causes severe trauma. When I think about the community prescribed…
Finding Focus in a Church’s Grief
Tuesday Re-mix – “Therefore, holy brothers, who share in the heavenly calling, fix your thoughts on Jesus, the apostle and high priest whom we confess.” Hebrews 3:1 I have been blessed with only a limited amount of genuine grieving in my life. Frankly, I’ve done a whole lot more consoling of others than I have needed…