The rigidity of organizational policy overlooks the individual and causes harm to the whole organism, which is the living church.… Read More Making Exceptions
Week 12-13 of 52 9) Practice 12 spiritual disciplines. The last two weeks of March saw less and less of prayer. I have some big requests that I keep banging on the door with, but I struggled to make prayer a disciplined effort. Lack of faith is the problem. April is the month… Read More 2017 Goals Week 12-13
The commandment to rest leveled the social constructs that humans feel compelled to enforce around the worship of God.… Read More Sabbath was equal rest.
Jesus was certain that our little old requests might persuade the mind of God. … Read More 2017 Goals Week 11
Week 10 of 52 9) Practice 12 spiritual disciplines. “If it is coincidence, I sure have a lot more coincidences when I pray than when I don’t.” Unknown man quoted by Don Whitney in Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life, p.96. Bible reading, meditation and prayer are the “holy trinity” of a Christian’s life. They… Read More 2017 Goals Week 10
“I haven’t the foggiest idea what prayer does. I do know that I can’t get through my day without praying.” Frank Schaeffer … Read More 2017 Goals Week 9
Week 8 of 52 9) Practice 12 spiritual disciplines. This month’s spiritual discipline is Bible intake in the form of meditation on the Word. I have been translating and exegeting the book of Galatians for my class this semester. This week, my meditation has been on Galatians 2-3. Specifically, on the purpose of morality for justification.… Read More 2017 Goals Week 8