Month: May 2014

Must We Be Puritan Again?

Growing up, I pictured Puritans similar to Quaker’s. A hillside community, of limited technology,¬†Thee’s and Thou’s flowing from suspender laden elders, and bun braided wives atop horse-drawn carriages accusing young women of witchcraft. But, brief interactions with the Puritans through […]

Do Good to Those Who Hate You

“Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you…” – Luke 6:27 When we preach this famous text in America, our interpretation can lend toward a dire reach of overly simplistic applications – Does anyone here have an enemy? […]

Did You Receive the Call Today?

“Do not fear, from now on you will be catching men.” – Luke 5:10 In the very first call of a disciple, we see the effectual and inescapable call of God exemplified. It is the perfect original masterpiece of a¬†process […]