Category Archives: Grace

like depth in darkness

Yesterday I went to prison. That is, I went to visit someone in prison. When I arrived they were on “lock-down”, so the trip took a little longer than I expected. Once I finally got inside and was assigned my seat … Continue reading

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sheep

Sometimes I feel like a sheep in wolves’ clothing… How can no one see this? Are they blind? Eventually, I’m sure, someone will find me out; they will notice that I’m not what I appear to be (or what I think … Continue reading

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a house divided | who needs us?

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On Sunday I preached on the division of the kingdom into the Northern (Israel)and Southern (Judah) kingdoms.  One of the points I was making was that while the division was God’s doing in judgment against Solomon’s “divided heart” or half-heartedness toward God, … Continue reading

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snow, treachery and the grace of God

Yesterday, as the snow was falling and cars were sliding and churches (including ours) were canceling services for the day, I was reminded of the beauty of snowfall and my past reflections on how much it reminds me of the … Continue reading

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