The chief purpose of the true Word of God is to lead us to take refuge in the living Word. He is the rock of refuge who shields us from the curse, the weight, the guilt, the shame and the consequence of sin.
In John 14:6, Jesus says to Thomas, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me." The exclusivity of this claim is completely offensive in our age of tolerance. Here are a few musings on this claim that have proven helpful to me. In a world of … Continue reading Reflections on the Exclusive Claim of Jesus
Here’s a question I have asked myself on occasion while raising my children in terms of my desires, hopes and dreams for them. It comes from Susan Hunt in her book Your Home: A Place of Grace: “Would you be satisfied with children who are well behaved, who avoid drugs, who graduate from college, marry … Continue reading With what would you be satisfied?
This week Chris Ammen, our Children's Ministries Director, ask me a number of questions. Here's the first installment.