A misguided goal

I probably sound a bit like a scratched record that skips and gets stuck in the middle of a song. But I keep running across passages in Scripture that challenge the way that I have experienced church in the late 20th and early 21st Centuries. The woke church, socially acceptable church, seeker-sensitive church, and just … Read more

Another prayer from the Psalms

Yesterday’s post was a prayer from the Psalms asking God for revival or renewal. That prayer begs the question, “what does that look like?” The very next Psalm provides at least part of the answer. The Psalmist writes: “Give me an undivided mind to fear your name.” Psalm 86:11, CSB A knowledge of the Gospel … Read more

Paul is rejected again

This morning I read the opening verses of 1 Corinthians 2 where Paul makes this statement: And I, when I came to you, brothers, did not come proclaiming to you the testimony of God with lofty speech or wisdom. For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ and him crucified. And I … Read more