It's been a week since the election, and we are still here! Praise indeed. It's been a draining week, an emotional week, and I for one have never felt such an acute ache for God's presence to just come and soak through every fiber of my being as I did these past seven days. We… Continue reading The Results Are In… Now What?
"The only real threat (to the church) is surrender - caving to cultural, legal, and political forces demanding conformity. The church can and will survive persecution. It will not survive faithlessness. This is both a theological and historical truth. Defiance, however, means more than merely ensuring that your church or school doesn't change its policies.… Continue reading Truth With a Capital ‘T’
There was a survey out this week saying that Christianity in America is on the decline. Seventy percent of us still identify as 'Christian' in some kind of way, but apparently that majority is shrinking. The percentage of people identifying themselves as "nothing in particular" grew by leaps and bounds. Nothing in particular, because church is… Continue reading The “Nothing in Particular” Crowd
An earthquake shook up the nations capital recently and before I even saw any images of the damage, all I could think was, 'well, how symbolic is that.' Cynical, yes. But who would really argue that America has been on a sad path for awhile. So when I heard that evening about the National Cathedral… Continue reading High Places and our Hope