I see three dangerous implications in how many Christians relate to deadlines and grace, particularly when deadlines have little to no meaning.
In the days leading up to Easter Sunday, I found myself coming back to one prayer in the Valley of Vision: A Collection of Puritan Prayers and Devotions. The prayer I kept returning to is called "Crucifixion and Resurrection" and it resonated deeply... Continue Reading →
Today is "Maundy Thursday" of Holy Week. Maundy Thursday sets its focus on Jesus washing His disciples feet in the Upper Room recorded in John chapter 13. I am reminded of a simple but profound truth from Jesus' example. Foot washing... Continue Reading →
At Dallas Theological Seminary (DTS), if you mention the name "Prof" you will get a smile and a warm memory for the ministry of Howard Hendricks. He was one of my "heroes" that I never met. I heard countless sermons and... Continue Reading →
In the previous post, I discussed two areas where we might feel socially exposed or vulnerable by sharing an idea and asking someone out. We put a little ourselves out in the open and we may not like what we... Continue Reading →
A few weeks ago, I took a course on conflict and communication. We discussed the varying levels of communication expounded upon in the book Why Am I Afraid to Tell You Who I Am?. As I sat there and listened, I began... Continue Reading →