Wisdom from Above

“This one calls for wisdom…” (Rev. 13:18a). Understanding Scripture requires wisdom from above, especially passages which are hard to possess intellectually. Wisdom is applied knowledge through experience and insight and the kind of insight we need to aid us in following hard after God requires a wisdom of a heavenly sort. If you don’t understand … Continue reading Wisdom from Above

Sighing and Singing

“How long, Lord? Will you forget me forever? How long will you hide your face from me? ... I will sing the Lord’s praise, for he has been good to me.”Psalms‬ ‭13:1, 6‬ ‭NIV‬‬ I have not been so low to find myself lower than David. I have not been so high to find myself … Continue reading Sighing and Singing

How I really feel about pumpkins. Fight me.

I got to judge pies a couple years ago for a church function and tried to avoid any variation of pumpkin like Walmart but a buddy of mine made sure I got one. I distrust even well made pumpkin pies let alone the kind I got that had what seemed to have a Folgers coffee … Continue reading How I really feel about pumpkins. Fight me.

The Power to Descend

Adapted from Oswald Chambers, Morning and Evening, October 1 “After six days Jesus took Peter, James, and John and led them up a high mountain by themselves to be alone. He was transfigured in front of them” (Mark‬ ‭9:2‬‬‬). Most have had those times on the spiritual mountain where we get to see things from … Continue reading The Power to Descend

God’s Provisions for the Poor: Thoughts on Proverbs 13:23

“The uncultivated field of the poor yields abundant food, but without justice, it is swept away” (Proverbs‬ ‭13:23‬, CSB‬‬). God is pleased when the needs of the poor are met. He has budgeted enough in the earth’s food economy to take care of the ongoing needs of it’s inhabitants in abundance enough for there not … Continue reading God’s Provisions for the Poor: Thoughts on Proverbs 13:23

Thank You Rich

Rich Mullins, who tragically died September 19, 1997, did more for Christian music than anyone I’ll ever know. His love for Jesus was contagious, loved people with a torch in the eye, and told the unblinking truth without hesitation. He said more in this musical manifesto than he knew in the moment. I’d like to … Continue reading Thank You Rich