Faithfulness & Greener Grass

The tendency of every person on God’s green earth is over-realize their eschatology. That’s a fancy way of saying, “The grass is always greener on the other side.”

Whether your future green pasture is the perfect next job or the next phase of development for your child, we are in the business of putting our hope for a better tomorrow in any other hand than our Sovereign Joy.

Therefore do not be anxious, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ For the Gentiles seek after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them all.… Continue Reading

Reading Stories, Truth, & Harry Potter

Good day to you wonderful people! I am in the midst of writing the first of a series of posts on parenting (reflecting on some of my favorite books on the subject). But rather than rush through the composition of my first parenting post, I thought I’d take a brief moment to commend to you the reading of fiction.

(Good) Story, Movies, Etc.

Story (or the telling of stories) is central to how we understand the world. Many of us who are fluent in evangelical Christianese are far more familiar with the didactic letters of the Bible and not so much the narratives (i.e.… Continue Reading