Putting Frustration In Its Place

I have hovered over my keyboard this morning, trying to write something. What I discovered in the waiting was a personal frustration at the state of our culture. Whenever frustration tries to press the keys on my laptop, I have learned to stop and wait. The resulting...

The Ripple Effect of Historic Prayers

Recently, the Lord has been waking me up in the middle of the night to pray. Tonight, after only a few hours of sleep, I was wide awake, so I began to pray in the darkness. I finally got up an hour ago and went into our living room to write these words. While praying,...

Spiritual Roundabouts

Today, a new traffic roundabout opened in our community. It is not like the ones we have in neighborhoods for local traffic. This one services a major highway and is large enough to enable semi-trucks to navigate easily. A roundabout is designed to keep traffic...

A Super-Century of Christianity

We have entered what missiologist Ralph Winter described as a “Super-Century” of Christianity. A Super-Century is a span of time when we reevaluate, redefine, and reset our faith. Super-Centuries have occurred every 400-500 years since the inception of the Church...

Sitting Together in Silent Compassion

For the last few days, I have been reading through the book of Job. It is not a very uplifting read until you get to the very end. The book provides interesting insights into life, friendship, and people’s misconstrued ideas about God. Job was tested in what seemed to...