"We love because He first loved us" 1 Jn 4:19

Posts from January 2016

A Plea for Poets, Plumbers, Philosophers, and Physicians

Over a lunch of Lebanese shish and tabbouleh, I had a conversation with a young man training at a well-known and respected university to be a medical doctor. During that discussion he mentioned that he hoped he could train at a school that viewed patients as more than research subjects. He longed for his university to […]

Living to God’s Glory

If the law of God can be summarized in a positive command, then we consider how to “run to” God rather than merely how to “run from” sin. Life is not primarily about what we avoid, but what we pursue. As you read through and answer these nine questions, remember God’s patience and timing. There will […]

I’m Better Than You

by Tim Challies I’m kind of a jerk. For as long as I’ve been able to think about myself, my heart, my life, I’ve known that I’m a sinful person. I’ve never doubted the reality of my depravity. And if there ever had been any doubt, being married and having children and immersing myself in a […]

Stimulate Your Mind

When we enter Jesus’ kingdom, he begins a life-long process of transformation in our lives. No part of our life is off-limits, if we are to grow to love God with all our heart, soul, mind and strength. God’s Word is a primary source of transformation. As we engage with the pages of Holy Scripture, […]