Monthly Archives: April 2015

Shining bright in the darkest hour

Shining Bright in the Darkest Hour “…among whom you shine as lights in the world” (Php_2:15). The prophet Daniel wrote, “the people who know their God shall prove themselves strong and shall stand firm and do great exploits; they shall prevail valiantly” (Dan_11:32). The backdrop for this splendid display of moral courage and social action was a time when deceit… (more…)

Set Your Sight for Higher Ground

Set Your Sight for Higher Ground “When Jesus saw His ministry drawing huge crowds, He climbed a hillside. Those who were apprenticed to Him, the committed, climbed with Him. Arriving at a quiet place, He sat down and taught His climbing companions.” (Mat_5:1-2 The Message) Crowds always collect around events and individuals that are curious or exciting. Jesus was all… (more…)

How Puny is the Ping

How Puny is the Ping “Spiritually alive, we have access to everything God’s Spirit is doing, and can’t be judged by unspiritual critics.” (1Co_2:15, The Message) “James, I have a word from the Lord for you,” the caller said with resounding confidence, “and I’ve phoned to give it to you.” As a pastor I had received calls like this from… (more…)