A unique look at the “Beatitudes” of Jesus

For many believers, the verses of Scripture we call the "Beatitudes," which are found in Matthew 5:3-12, are among the most beautiful and inspiring words ever spoken by Jesus. They can also be some of His most perplexing words. Jesus was not the first teacher to use "beatitudes."  On the contrary, the beatitude was a … Continue reading A unique look at the “Beatitudes” of Jesus

‘He Careth’ – How a Painting Makes Providence Come to Life

There are some things in life that pause the entire momentum of our schedules and force the swirling inertia of our multi-tasked lives to stop -- and behold. They can even take our breath away. In my adult life, I have found such experiences to be more prevalent within the chambers of a good museum. … Continue reading ‘He Careth’ – How a Painting Makes Providence Come to Life

John Stott (1921-2011) lives as a homeless man – a story in memory of his death today

Today (7-27-11), the saintly John R. W. Stott died in London at the age of 90. "Uncle John" was and is one of the most important people to help shape the evangelical landscape in the last 100 years. He has also been called "the most influential clergyman in the Church of England during the twentieth … Continue reading John Stott (1921-2011) lives as a homeless man – a story in memory of his death today