I’m writing this from our ministry’s biannual staff conference in Colorado. One of my favorite things about these conferences is that we spend a large of amount of time every...Continue reading
Category: Classic Thoughts on God
Quotes from classic Christian authors and my musings on them.
* Index of Classic Authors and Sources
* How “Classic Thoughts on God” Came to Be
Not Safe, But Good
It stormed the other day in central Indiana. The clouds were layered in multiple shades of gray, ranging from off-white to nearly charcoal. It made me think of the picture...Continue reading
Peace in Affliction
Over the past couple of years I’ve experienced a lot of change and loss. I switched departments and job responsibilities twice, several close friends have moved out-of-state, an older friend...Continue reading
The Vision That Launched Modern Missions
218 years ago today, on May 12, 1792, one of the most significant Christian books in the English-speaking world was published. It was titled An Enquiry Into the Obligations of...
The Crown of All Our Hopes
My last new post was nearly a year ago at Easter, so it seems fitting to start posting again on Easter. It also seems fitting to restart this blog with...Continue reading
A Personal Note
For some reason the service I use to email out the posts from this blog sent out an old post yesterday. Since God is sovereign over technology, I’ll trust that...Continue reading
During last week’s Easter service, my church did a responsive reading based on excerpts from The Valley of Vision: A Collection of Puritan Prayers & Devotions. It gave a wonderful...Continue reading
The Sacrament of Living, Part 2
As a continuation from my last post, The Sacrament of Living, here is more of A. W. Tozer’s thinking on that topic. After the passage I quoted last time, he...Continue reading
The Sacrament of Living
So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God. – 1 Corinthians 10:31 (NIV) One of the lessons I learned as...
The Gift of Gifts
Merry Christmas! In honor of the birth of Jesus, here is a wonderful prayer from a book that has become one of my favorites, The Valley of Vision: A Collection...Continue reading