Tag Archive: bible

Humility: True Greatness

I’ve been both challenged and encouraged by this book lately.  Here’s a snippet and a thought: For those who feel the effect of their serious condition, who realize their humanly unalterable condition, the… Continue reading

Seeing and Savoring Jesus Christ

God is using this book by John Piper and its supplemental reading plan to nourish my soul. Here’s a taste of it: We were made to know and treasure the glory of God above… Continue reading

Antidote to Christian Elitism

According to Augustine, this is “the antidote to Christian elitism”:  For who sees anything different in you? What do you have that you did not receive? If then you received it, why do you boast as… Continue reading

Global Bible Training

If you have 20 minutes, I highly recommend watching this interview with Dr. Richard Pratt on the importance of training church leaders around the world.  It’s very challenging and very practical.

The Gospel Changes Everything

Lately I’ve been developing a personal life mission statement.  One of the ways I’ve been working towards this goal is by reflecting on certain verses in the Bible that sum up my entire… Continue reading

Learning to Pray

This winter I visited Kenya with 14 other former SOS summer staff. While I was there, I lived a praying life. I constantly felt myself relying on God. My prayers weren’t limited to… Continue reading

Augustine Quote

“For such is the depth of the Christian Scriptures that, even if I were attempting to study them and nothing else, from boyhood to decrepit old age, with the utmost leisure, the most… Continue reading