Thursday, February 2, 2023

Preserving unity, pursuing the mission

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Churches are often confronted with tough situations and agonizing decisions. Opinions and preferences clash. Feelings arise. Conflicts emerge, and we struggle to resolve them....

What does the Bible say about hospitality

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Hospitality is central to who God is and the gospel’s message. The story of creation calls us to view and to treat one another—and...

Pain, fairy tales and butterflies

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The film The Princess Bride, directed by Rob Reiner, was released in 1987 with only moderate box office success. In the video market, however,...

Suffering well

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To be human is to suffer—to endure difficulty, experience pain and eventually die. This is the case for every single human being. In our attempts...

Whose fault is it?

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Whose fault is it? Whose fault is it that the man in John 9 has lived with blindness his whole life? Coming across a...

We prayed for healing, but she died

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We were sure God had promised healing. We prayed for it. We called the elders of the church to pray, we anointed with oil,...

ER reflections

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On January 19 at 11:48 p.m., my wife, Justine, and I welcomed our second beautiful son—Samuel Thomas. We couldn’t have imagined that we would...

Called to work and rest

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I grew up in an environment where work was highly valued. Some of my earliest memories are toiling in dust and sweat amidst vibrant...