May 29, 2020

Richard Beck on God’s Power

Richard Beck on God's Power From God's Omnipotence: Part 6, Beyond a Marvel Imagination of Power ...[W]hen we speak of God being "all powerful" we should not think of God being the Biggest Power within the universe. God isn't … [Continue reading...]

Thomas Nashe: In Time of Plague

In Time of Plague By Thomas Nashe Adieu, farewell, earth’s bliss; This world uncertain is; Fond are life’s lustful joys; Death proves them all but toys; None from his darts can fly; I am sick, I must die. Lord, have mercy … [Continue reading...]

Wendell Berry: “Work flowerlike”

• Shall we do without hope? Some days there will be none. But now to the dry and dead woods floor they come again, the first flowers of the year, the assembly of the faithful, the beautiful, wholly given to being. And in … [Continue reading...]

Debunking Conspiracies

Debunking Conspiracies On the BioLogos Forum, Matthew Pevarnik has an article discussing his frustration with conspiracy theories concerning the COVID-19 pandemic, especially originating from Christians.  He cites an especially … [Continue reading...]

Wednesday with Michael Spencer: “That’s my trash can in the corner, and what you’re smelling is what I finally threw out.”

Wednesday with Michael Spencer That’s my trash can in the corner, and what you’re smelling is what I finally threw out. (2009) I believe what Christians believe. It’s what my life is founded on. My Christian faith is like a … [Continue reading...]

Another Look – Sad of heart

Easter Monday Another Look: Sad of heart (Luke 24) “They stopped, their faces drawn with misery…” (Luke 24:18). When we meet our friends on the road to Emmaus, we can see that they are sad of heart. Their faces are downcast, … [Continue reading...]

A Jesus Shaped Spirituality for such a time as This

Welcome to my new time slot! I am grateful to Chaplain Mike as it is much easier for me to write on Sunday night for a post on Monday. It gives me time to ruminate about my post throughout the weekend and allows me to better … [Continue reading...]

Easter Sunday 2020

May the risen Christ meet you, as he met Mary, on this blessed Easter Sunday. … [Continue reading...]

Holy Saturday 2020: God has been found among the dying and the dead

We sit down with tears And call to you in your tomb Rest gently, gently rest! Rest, you exhausted limbs! Your grave and tombstone For our anguished conscience shall be A pillow that gives peace and comfort And the place … [Continue reading...]

Good Friday 2020: “God lets himself be pushed out of the world on to the cross.”

Ah Golgotha, accursed Golgotha! The Lord of glory must shamefully perish here, The blessing and salvation of the world Is put on the cross as a curse. From the creator of the heaven and the earth The Earth and the air will be … [Continue reading...]