When Jesus was asked to define the single most important part of human action, "He answered, 'Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind'; and, 'Love your neighbor as yourself.'” Gary Thomas, in his phenomenal book Sacred Pathways, helps … Continue reading How will you Love your God?
So, I’ve started re-reading a book by Howard Baker called the one true thing; it is a hidden gem from NavPress. Here is a thought as I review my notes from the introduction “I am the way, and the truth, and the life” (John 14:6) From the book: (as Baker presents the structure of the … Continue reading What is the one true thing?
One of my favorite prayers... THE VALLEY OF VISION LORD, HIGH AND HOLY, MEEK AND LOWLY, Thou hast brought me to the valley of vision, where I live in the depths but see thee in the heights; hemmed in by mountains of sin I behold thy glory. Let me learn by paradox that the way … Continue reading The Valley of Vision, a prayer
This remarkable little book, 31 Days Toward Trusting God, tells the story of Jerry Bridges' faith as it grew through suffering. 31 simple chapters propel the reader through a serious of thought provoking questions and scriptures. Our Guest Services team of 20 employees at the Glen Eyrie Conference Center read this book together through the … Continue reading 31 Days Toward Trusting God
As we enjoy the Easter weekend I have been thinking about what that this really looks like in practical terms for us as followers of Christ. I anticipate that many of us will be enjoying a day of not-so-much-rest, a church service, and gathering with family and friends for a meal and somewhere; morning, noon, … Continue reading Easter and The Great Divorce