Archive - October - 2017


I read a magazine recently stating we are about to commemorate two remarkable anniversaries. October 25th is the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution and October 31st is the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. 1 I realize the motives and outcomes of these two occasions were nearly polar opposites, but hang on for a second. Read more


Game Strongfeatured

As Halloween looms closer—surely you’ve noticed the Wal-mart displays—I enjoy remembering many, many years of costumes waltzing out my front door. From puppies and princesses to pumpkins and pirates, dressing-up was thoroughly relished at our address. But a particular outfit came to mind today as I was reading 1 and 2 Thessalonians. You may call Read more


Spiritual Insomniafeatured

I’ve spent the majority of my life blessed with sweet sleep. Yes, most nights I get a solid eight hours. Don’t hate me. But as a result, when I do wake up during the night, it gets my attention—it’s so out of the ordinary. I can also thank my youth pastor from years ago who Read more