But who told him about Jesus?

There is a quote, a “Christian quote”, that is often attributed to Francis of Assisi, “Preach the Gospel, and if necessary, use words.”  It has many variants and a curious history which can be viewed on Wikipedia: One of the great dangers in the church is to believe that this simple statement is full of…

A response to the doxology

“Praise God, from whom all blessings flow; Praise him, all creatures here below; Praise him above, ye heavenly host Praise Father, Son and Holy Ghost.  Amen.” What does this song, penned in 1674 by Thomas Ken tell me? It tells me to offer praise. What is praise? I call it an expression identifying the recipients worth,…

Stop telling God about your problems!

I heard this on the radio recently…. “You have to stop telling God about your problems and start telling your problems about your God.” Think about it for a moment. ……Wow “You have to stop telling God about your problems and start telling your problems about your God.” It doesn’t mean that you pretend that…