Desmond Tutu on the ‘real’ Problem Faced by the Church

Friends, I just read this story at BBC concerning some comments made by the Archbishop Desmond Tutu. The article says: However, he said he sometimes felt ashamed of his fellow Anglicans as they focussed obsessively on trying to resolve their disagreement about homosexuality while 30,000 people died each day because of poverty. “We really will… Continue reading Desmond Tutu on the ‘real’ Problem Faced by the Church

Plundering God: Isaiah 3:1-4:1

  Isaiah 3:1-4:1 For, behold, the Lord, Jehovah of hosts, doth take away from Jerusalem and from Judah stay and staff, the whole stay of bread, and the whole stay of water; (2) the mighty man, and the man of war; the judge, and the prophet, and the diviner, and the elder; (3) the captain… Continue reading Plundering God: Isaiah 3:1-4:1

John Stott on the Sacrifices We Bring to Christ

Friends, This continues my series on The Crucifixion Driven Life. This quote is from John RW Stott a scholar admired and respected across denominational lines as a sound expositor of Scripture and a welcome ambassador for the Kingdom of God: The uniqueness of Christ’s sacrifice does not mean, then, that we have no sacrifices to… Continue reading John Stott on the Sacrifices We Bring to Christ

About Bees (November 12, 2004)

Friends, I had another blog one time where I wrote some short devotionals for my congregation here in Madison. I came across them the other day and, well, here is one of them. I have preserved my original thoughts and language so they might appear a bit strange. _______________________ I mentioned that I have been… Continue reading About Bees (November 12, 2004)

Prayer Thoughts Update at a Pastor’s Prayer Journal

Friends, Tonight I updated A Pastor’s Prayer Journal with a new entry on my ongoing series of prayer thoughts. In this latest post I share prayer thoughts from the following Scripture: Revelation 18-19 (Adoration), Psalm 38 (Confession), Psalm 95 & 100 (Thanksgiving) and Ephesians 6:10-20 (Supplication). If you are seeking help praying the Scriptures, this… Continue reading Prayer Thoughts Update at a Pastor’s Prayer Journal