Arguing with a sovereign God: Confessions of a back talker

Today at church a guest pastor preached.  And I mean preached. And it hit me right upside the head. Both this week and last my pastor, and the pastor who preached today, brought a message about the sovereignty of God and how it is that people come to salvation by God's election from Romans 9.… Continue reading Arguing with a sovereign God: Confessions of a back talker

Three Practical Ways to Take Refuge in God

Photo CreditI've been thinking a lot these last few months about what it means practically to take refuge in God.  Refuge isn't a term we use often personally.  On a political level we may think of refugees, and the place they go to flee the danger in their homeland as a place of refuge.  But… Continue reading Three Practical Ways to Take Refuge in God

Love. Suffering. And the Heart-Stream Turner.

(Old pic, boys have grown a lot in a couple years.)Here it is approaching midnight. I so wanted to sit down and write out some thoughts from today earlier but a neighbor popping in, a child wanting to play cards, a husband not feeling well and soap to be made stood in my way.So, here… Continue reading Love. Suffering. And the Heart-Stream Turner.