In the Beginning…

1:1 As God began to order the cosmos, 2 Earth was shrouded in confusion and chaos. Darkness obscured the surface of the abyss, yet God's Spirit soared above the waters. 3 God spoke "Light be" and light was! 4 God saw that the light was beneficial, God divided the light from the darkness. 5 God... Continue Reading →

Text for the Week: on Being Puffed Up

1 Corinthians 4:6-9 I have applied all this to Apollos and myself for your benefit, brothers and sisters, so that you may learn through us what “Not beyond what is written” means, so that none of you will be puffed up in favor of one against another. For who sees anything different in you? What... Continue Reading →

Focusing on the World

One thing I have been concerned about recently is the number of people who are talking about being unlike the world. I understand that scripture tells us to be separate from the world and to live lives that are different from those around us. There is a frequent refrain within the New Testament of being... Continue Reading →

What was David’s Sin?

Warning: this week I am taking on what I consider to be a sensitive issue which requires discussing assault. Recently I have seen a controversy brewing on Twitter around the nature of David’s sin with Bathsheba in 2 Samuel 11. There are any number of people who are extremely upset about the idea that some... Continue Reading →

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