In a Benedictine monastery in New Norcia, there’s a rundown hall older than I am. It isn’t open to the public but as a guest, I was invited to view the ancient frescoes which decorated … Read More
Why read the bible?
Having read the Bible, you may discern a certain genius behind it… …the author of the authors. Or perhaps not! Blessed is the person who does.
Who am I?
The good news is: you’re not who they say you are! The surprising news is: you’re not who you say you are! The truth is, you are who God says you are! … so what’s he saying?
How to farewell
“Stay safe”, we yelled to our youngest son as he headed out one evening. But as he disappeared into the night, something about our farewell didn’t sit right. So we asked ourselves, “Was that really … Read More
Trust What You’ve Received
“Who am I, O Sovereign LORD… that you have brought me this far? And now… in addition to everything else, you speak of giving your servant a lasting dynasty! Do you deal with everyone this … Read More
Some years ago, I mentioned my appreciation of A.W. Tozer. (https://vinebaptist.com/posts/why-i-like-tozer/) A friend recently passed this on, and once again I conclude, the man was a prophet… far ahead of his time. “Satan’s Stratagem” – … Read More
The knowledge of God
Wisdom and knowledge are not the same. From a christian perspective, whilst knowledge can be taken, wisdom must be given. Of course, this can pose a problem when trying to work out the moral good in … Read More
The knowledge of good and evil
Together we quickly did the math. It was twenty-five years ago that I would have sat in his theology class as an undergrad student (a fact that disturbed us both)! It was good to see … Read More
Was it just for them?
Driving a team around an unfamiliar area of Greece to hand out bibles has it’s challenges. The narrow streets, the one-way roads etc… On one occasion recently, I really thought I’d lost some of the … Read More