In reading through the Gospels, it’s virtually impossible to miss the compassion of Jesus. It’s everywhere on display. It’s what drove Him to seek the lost, provide for their needs, heal their illnesses and urge them to Himself that they might be saved. The lesson of Jesus’ compassion was not lost on the early church. They drew it into their very lungs as though it were oxygen. Compassion became their identity. It’s what they were known for. Aristides was a second-century Christian philosopher who lived at Athens and addressed a famous Apology......
April 23, 2018
You Gotta Serve Somebody, Yes Indeedy Doo
Bob Dylan wrote some really great songs during his so-called ‘born-again’ period. Perhaps the most famous was, You Gotta Serve Somebody. The lyrics are pure gold: You may be an ambassador to England or France...
December 18, 2017
Sisyphus and the One Name
I can think of no darker words than these two: no hope. Craig Biehl called them the two unbearable words. He writes: “Two small words. When heard on the battlefield, in the hospital waiting room,...