David is a man who came to understand his own sinfulness before God. You know the story: staying home when he should have been out in the field with his troops; the rooftop voyeurism; the seduction and adultery; the murderous cover-up. It all reads like a Greek tragedy. Eventually, the prophet Nathan led the king to an awful self-awareness – and that awful self-awareness led the king to wonder about God. How could God possibly put up with Him? Why would God care about him at all? In fact, why would He......
January 11, 2018
Conviction is Convince-tion!
OK, OK. I know ‘convince-tion’ isn’t really a ‘word,’ so to speak, but all words at one time weren’t words, right? When you get to the age where a bit of snow begins to gather...
January 08, 2018
Despite What You’ve Heard, Mothball Soup is Bad For You!
Most warnings are pretty important to take seriously. They alert us to the potential danger of following a certain course of action. ‘Icy road ahead.’ ‘Do not climb ladder with wet feet and hands full.’...