When Faith Gives Way to Fear

Faith, as described in Hebrews 11:1, is “the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.”.  A verse penned by 19th Century hymn writer Horatio Spafford, expresses it this way: "And Lord haste the day, when my faith shall be sight." Faith in God is the acceptance of the "assurance" found in Hebrews 11:1 and … Continue reading When Faith Gives Way to Fear

Feed My Sheep

There is a disparate evangelical movement in this country that has an agenda that is driven in part, by the notion that they can somehow bend society to their will by aligning with an autocratic leader who mixes religion with paganism - an agenda advanced by casting pearls before swine. This is the latest in a long … Continue reading Feed My Sheep

Rethinking What it Means to be a Christian

"One moment there had been nothing but darkness; next moment a thousand, thousand points of light leaped out."  - C.S. Lewis's 1955 novel The Magician's Nephew. We hear a lot of rhetoric today about nationalism and citizenship, particularly in the current  debate over immigration in this country.  Many white evangelical Christians have joined the political chorus, … Continue reading Rethinking What it Means to be a Christian