Life in a Postmodern World

A call to feed the sheep

There was a time in my life when I could not get enough of the news.  I would have my television set on Fox News, my laptop would stream the news while I was cooking, and I made it a point never to miss a second of Rush Limbaugh's three hour program.  I craved the… Continue reading A call to feed the sheep

The Psalms

God, our defense and refuge

But I will sing of thy power, and will praise thy mercy in the morning: for thou hast been my defense and refuge in the day of my trouble. Unto thee, O my Strength will I sing: for God is my defense, and my merciful God. ~Psalm 59:16-17, 1599 Geneva Bible These words stopped me… Continue reading God, our defense and refuge

Scriptures from the heart

A prayer for unity

As I read through the Gospel accounts of Jesus, I am always pained in the heart when it comes to the story of his betrayal, trial, and crucifixion.  As I read these stories, I cannot help but feel the same desire as Peter, who when told of the things to come, took Jesus aside and… Continue reading A prayer for unity


The engrafted Word

This year I have made it one of my goals to read through the Bible in a year.  I have never done this before, and I felt like it would be a great challenge to take on.  Once I got started, I realized that, in my twenty years of professing the Christian faith, I had… Continue reading The engrafted Word

The Psalms

Finding vindication in the Lord

Life has a way of taking us for a ride.  Tension builds between husband and wife. Parents and children fail to see eye to eye. What seems like a minor illness turns into something life threatening.  When these situations arise, it can feel like the walls are closing in and there is no hope of… Continue reading Finding vindication in the Lord