Mountain God 6: Facing Idols (1 Kings 18)

"Mountain God" is a series of reflections I shared on a youth adventure trip climbing in the Rocky Mountains in 2009.  "It's not I who has caused trouble in Israel," said Elijah, "but you and your government—you've dumped God's ways and commands and run off after the local gods, the Baals. Here's what I want … Continue reading Mountain God 6: Facing Idols (1 Kings 18)

Mountain God 5: God’s Quiet Whisper (1 Kings 19)

"Then Elijah was told, "Go, stand on the mountain at attention before God. God will pass by." A hurricane wind ripped through the mountains and shattered the rocks before God, but God wasn't to be found in the wind; after the wind an earthquake, but God wasn't in the earthquake; and after the earthquake fire, but God wasn't in the … Continue reading Mountain God 5: God’s Quiet Whisper (1 Kings 19)