Sunday Scripture "How odd," I thought as the word jumped off the page and into my startled brain. I'd never noticed it before, but there was the word thanksgiving, dangling off the end of the sentence like an afterthought: Therefore, as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in him, rooted and built up in him… Continue reading Your Invitation to a Purposeful Thanksgiving Life
Tag: John Piper
Musings — June 2017
Hand in tiny hand they meandered their way down the aisle, flower girl and ring bearer, each gripping a bouquet, searching the crowded pews for the faces of their grandmothers. I can't recall ever seeing a more beautiful flower arrangement than the one with the dangling rose that I received from my grandson at his… Continue reading Musings — June 2017
Is Reading the Bible Different from Reading Any Other Book?
The Bible is the world's best-selling and most widely distributed book. A Huffpost Survey indicates that 88% of respondents own a Bible, yet only 1 in 5 Americans read the Bible on a regular basis. At one end of the spectrum are those who consider it alongside and equivalent to any other ancient text. At… Continue reading Is Reading the Bible Different from Reading Any Other Book?
The Head and Heart Behind Narnia
The Romantic Rationalist -- edited by John Piper and David Mathis: A Book Review Even though he died over fifty years ago; Even though he was an atheist during his early adult life; Even though, as a confirmed Anglican churchman, he never jumped onto the evangelical bandwagon, C.S. Lewis's popularity as an author is greater… Continue reading The Head and Heart Behind Narnia