Peace if possible. Truth at all costs. ~ Martin Luther

Friday Dispatches – Week Ending 11/2/2012

A collection of assorted postings and pages I picked up while aimlessly wandering around the net this past week.   3 things have dominated the past week, and 1 more thing SHOULD have. Superstorm Sandy. The devastation has been terrible. We live 50 miles from New York City, and spent 24 hours hunkered down listening […]

Reformation Day Plus One

For many Americans, yesterday was just Halloween. “Candy Day.” For Eastcoasters cleaning up after the devastation of “Superstorm Sandy”, it wasn’t even that. Lots of kids will have to wait until the streets are safe and their parents can think about something other than where to get water and gasoline. For the Church, however, October […]

5 Famous Christians and the Bible Verses that Converted Them

Romans 10:17 says “Faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.” Down through the centuries God’s Word, even as little as a single verse, has arrested and transformed the lives of men and women who went on to be great gospel soldiers. Here are a handful of those stories; a few of […]

Seek … Do … Teach

“For Ezra had prepared his heart to seek the Law of the Lord, and to do it, and to teach statutes and ordinances in Israel.” (Ezra7:10) I love this character, Ezra. He was an honorable man, chosen by God to lead in the rebuilding of the Temple. He was not a warrior or a king; […]

Wisdom From Some Guys the Church Loves

These are surely famous Christians. Admiring them and eulogizing them is a poor replacement for listening to them and learning from them! “Evermore the Law must prepare the way for the gospel. To overlook this in instructing souls is almost certain to result in false hope, the introduction of a false standard of Christian experience, […]