Monthly Archives: July 2008

The Other End of the Stick

When we make decisions how do we know what is the right choice? As Christians our decisions should be based in principle rather than emotion. This is what the Scriptures refer to as walking according to the Spirit rather than according to the flesh (Rom. 8:4-8). When we are living by the Spirit, in communion… Read more »

To Love Is To Be Broken

A few nights ago I was looking at old videos of some of our activities and celebrations together. Seeing Karen in them made me very sad. At times I really miss her. I struggle with being tempted to go into my previous state of crushing grief. I sometimes can’t believe this has happened. But then… Read more »

A Pietistic Approach to the Bible

Some time ago, I blogged about “truth versus pietism.” The dividing of life into the secular and the sacred results in all kinds of problems and seriously undermines our Christian walk. Understandably, therefore, I was excited to read the following passage from Robert Webber’s book, Ancient-Future Worship: “The [early church] fathers did not see life… Read more »