advent |ˈadˌvent| noun [in sing. ] the arrival of a notable person, thing, or event: the advent of television. • (Advent) the first season of the church year, leading up to Christmas and including the four preceding Sundays. • (Advent) Christian Theology the coming or second coming of Christ. ~ Oxford American Dictionary … [Read more…]
My Resplendent Bride, Danielle Welcher, is my guest contributor today. Danielle is an alumnus of Emmaus Bible College in Dubuque Iowa, as well as a graduate of Missouri Baptist University in St. Louis. She has served as a missionary teacher in the Republic of South Sudan with Africa Inland Mission, and is a middle school … [Read more…]
The unfolding tragedy of this world is mind numbing. As the Christian is faced with brutality piled upon the unspeakable he often feels helpless. What shall we do when the cancer diagnosis comes, or perhaps more importantly: what do we do after years of unsuccessful treatment? What shall we do to comfort our sister facing … [Read more…]
Last week Pastor John MacArthur of Grace Community Church held a theological symposium on the work of the Holy Spirit.
Long after D.A. Carson’s lauded book against gagging God came out, but shortly before “Gagging” became the third rail of Christian Twitterdom there came a thread concerning gagging of a different kind:
Today “The Iowa Republican” posted footage of Iowa Democrats thanking God for abortion.
As I work through the prayer book for the rest of us, “The Valley Of Vision” I came across today’s reading according to Joe Thorn’s reading plan, titled “Paradoxes”. This is a prayer for all of us dwelling and existing, here and there, in the safe theology connoisseur West. ” O CHANGELESS GOD, Under the conviction of … [Read more…]
I love biographies and bibliographies.
Walking Thru The Valley Of Vision… The fine folks at Banner Of Truth Trust www.Banneroftruth.org have published a prayer book titled, “The Valley Of Vision.”