God’s Call to Obscurity

I don't know about you, but I'm concerned and saddened over celebrity Christianity, which seems to come mostly (sad to say) from my USA homeland. Perhaps because I haven't lived there in so long (28 years precisely), it seems off-kilter to me. And lately, Paul's exhortation to the Thessalonians keeps running through my mind. And to [...]

The Gospel of John: Struck with Amazement [Video]

My husband and I have a Christmas tradition of watching our favorite movie, The Gospel of John. Every word spoken in this dramatized version of the Gospel is straight from Scripture, so it's like watching the entire Gospel of John in action. And that's probably why there's something about this film that penetrates even the deepest [...]

Like Flashlights without Batteries

Have you read the Bible cover to cover? Good! But sadly, you're in the minority. Do you make time for careful, reflective reading regularly? Even better! But that places you in an even greater minority, even among pastors. That's a bit disturbing, isn't it? Most Christians not only claim to love God's Word, but are quite [...]