Into the Foolishness of God

The power of coming into agreement with God's Word and will

I wasn’t planning to go there, but I’m here already so I thought I’d offer up some hopefully encouraging and Biblical thoughts for what feels like a world turned upside-down. I mean it when I say what I desire to bring to the table is some clarity in the confusion, some sanity in the madness …

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“And about that time there arose a great commotion about the Way…” Acts 19:23 This chapter, if you’ve never read it is fascinating. There’s a riot going down in Ephesus. Some translations call it a great disturbance, some a ruckus; regardless, the gospel was being preached in Ephesus and it was ruffling some feathers. A …

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I saw an Instagram post yesterday with a framed picture by a fireplace that read very simply “Fidelity to the Word of God and not to an outcome.” The quote under it, from author Lore Ferguson Wilbert stuck with me all day: “I made it as a reminder for us and those who cross the …

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There’s a fantastic article today over at The Gospel Coalition discussing the ins and outs of standing up for Truth (with a capital T) in a way that is effective and not destructive.  “How to Defend the Gospel from Its Enemies – and Friends” gives us some good pointers on navigating our way through a culture …

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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 …

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  Friends, we are called as disciples to “preach the Word” and be “ready in season and out of season”, when the circumstances are for us and when they are against us. We are told to “convince, rebuke, exhort, with all long-suffering and teaching” (2 Timothy 4:2). Why? Because “the time will come when people will not endure sound …

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