Fleece

“So, are you laying out a fleece on that course of action?” While I understood the question, several of the guys around me had confused looks on their faces. It became a “teachable moment” as I shared the story of Gideon laying out a fleece (sheep skin) as he asked God to confirm His call…

When Hope Is Lost

God delights in showing Himself mighty in hopeless situations on our behalf. As our vans rolled down the rugged highway in Vietnam, the sun shone brightly, and the temperature hovered around 100 degrees. Vietnam has two seasons: hot and wet! This was my 14th trip since first returning after the war in 1989. Once again,…

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Chapter 5 – Ordinary People: Christian Ethics

From the book: “Resident Aliens – A Provocative Christian Assessment of Culture and Ministry for People Who Know That Something is Wrong.” By Stanley Hauerwas and William H. Willimon. In many ways, we fail to see or appreciate the uniqueness of the church within the culture when it is most faithful to the example of…

Now That Faith Has Come – A Study of Galatians

Come to know the letter to the Galatians original recipients. Study its original context and embrace its timeless relevance. Discover – or perhaps rediscover – what makes the gospel of Jesus Christ revolutionary to those who choose to believe. Find out how everything has changed, now that faith has come. The eternal words God entrusted…