Eclipses in the Christian Life

In 1983, the raspy-voiced Welsh singer Bonnie Tyler, rocked the airwaves with her hit song “Total Eclipse of the Heart.” (Remember the hair?) Jim Steinman’s attention grabbing lyrics helped the tune stay stuck in the music zeitgeist of so many. … Continue reading

A thought on 1 Corinthians 10:13

God the Father is so good and gracious to His blood-bought ones, that He never allows them to be subjected to any trial, temptation or tribulation – but He is omnisciently confident we can overcome and benefit from: Through the … Continue reading

Some snippets from today’s reading.

These 4 snippets from the Cardiphonia of John Newton are not connected in any way. They are simply 4 random things that struck me while reading his letters today. Each from a different letter. The 4th one will be of … Continue reading

Not the “LAST” word, but “A” Word on a Biblical view of refugees and sanctuary

With all of the current controversy and discussion in our nation regarding immigration, refugees, the idea of sanctuary and the like – those on all sides of the discussion seem prone to invoke “Christianity” in support of their views, policies … Continue reading

To be, or not to be – A Buzz-kill. Thoughts on Christian Cuevas and The Voice

Christian Cuevas on The Voice Like many, I’ve been alerted to the recent semifinal performance of [The] Voice contestant Christian Cuevas. He sang the popular worship song, ‘To Worship You I live.” And let me start off by affirming both … Continue reading

Something to Think About: National Sins

2 Samuel 21:1–6 (ESV)  1 Now there was a famine in the days of David for three years, year after year. And David sought the face of the LORD. And the LORD said, “There is bloodguilt on Saul and on … Continue reading