The Remnant: A Biblical Tale

Possibly the earliest and most significant story about the remnant is Noah and the Ark (Genesis 6-9). The image of God commissioning an Ark to save a small group of faithful, though imperfect, people, has become a symbol of the church and salvation. Christians have said for a long time that the church is the... Continue Reading →

The Remnant

I believe we are in a Remnant moment in the church. When I say that to people, I get one of two responses. First, many not only nod their heads, but enthusiastically agree. They have either had the same thought, or the phrase resonates with what they have been thinking and feeling. The other reaction... Continue Reading →

God Cannot Lie. Titus 1:2

Learning about the character of God can create a profound sense of awe and thanksgiving. It pulls us away from the temptation of thinking that God is just a big, powerful, really good person in the sky. God is the Creator of all things, utterly holy and righteous, and perfect in all he is and... Continue Reading →

Even My Thoughts. Psalm 19:14

“I may think all kinds of nasty things, but you will never see me act any of that out.” We think this way from time to time. We suppose that if we allow ourselves to indulge our thoughts, it will act like a relief valve, and we will not act them out. The truth, however,... Continue Reading →

Every Cell, Every Day. Psalm 139

I think the trajectory of our lives could radically change if we learned the lessons of Psalm 139. Among other things in this beautiful Psalm, we learn that God is sovereign over every one of our days, and over our very creation. God is attentive over “when I sit down and when I rise up.”... Continue Reading →

(Even More) Ideas Have Consequences

Some of us may be old enough to remember when Bill Clinton was christened our “first postmodern president.” It wasn’t a compliment. President Clinton often had a touch-and-go relationship with the truth, and when caught in a lie, was willing to squeeze his way out of a pinch by stretching all credulity. I guess that... Continue Reading →

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