He is the faucet, the spigot, the ever flowing spring. I'm that rusty watering can with a slow leak.
Now that I've been writing at Daily Illumination for over a decade, its nice to have entire collections of writings for various seasons of the church year. If you're looking for some inspiration this Holy Week, please consider my Lent/Easter collection of nearly 30 posts here. If you come across anything inspiring, or you want to … Continue reading Holy Week Collection
"In those days there were giants in the land..." Genesis 6:4 I grew up a few blocks from from Highland Park in Mound. The park where I learned to fly a kite as a boy was once the old Baptist Assembly Grounds, and before that the Keswick Camp grounds. In the early 60s, Bill Bright's … Continue reading Me & Billy G – Giants in the Land
"Do you hear what I hear?" Yep, if what you're hearing is crying kids, a cranky parent (i.e, me), crowded malls and cringe-worthy Christmas tunes on the radio (you know, that one with all the synthesizers or the one that keeps repeating "Simmmmmply haaaaaaaving a wonderful Christmastime"). Let's be honest, it's hard to hear anything amidst … Continue reading Do You Hear What I Hear?
Last post I mentioned we just began studying our way through Paul's first letter to the Thessalonians on Sundays with our high school students. A perceptive and refreshingly honest student asked the following question: “Umm…can you tell me again why we’re taking the time to read this ancient letter written to these people we’ll never … Continue reading On Reading Ancient Letters of Strangers 2