Despondency and David’s Theology

For those on the mat and wrestling, things can move very fast.  Our adversary is strong, and he knows us too well.  He is counterintuitive and quite aware of the sequence of moves needed to pin us to the floor.  He is dangerous.  And he also despises us. I get bewildered and rattled by hisContinue reading “Despondency and David’s Theology”

Why This Waste? [Extravagance]

“Now when Jesus was at Bethany in the house of Simon the leper, 7 a woman came up to him with an alabaster flask of very expensive ointment, and she poured it on his head as he reclined at table. 8 And when the disciples saw it, they were indignant, saying, “Why this waste? 9 For this could have been sold forContinue reading “Why This Waste? [Extravagance]”

Something Out of the Ordinary

“You feed them from the abundance of your own house,     letting them drink from your river of delights.” Psalm 36:8, NLT God is the exclusive source of everything good. His goodness is quantified in the word “abundance.” We have made the discovery, that the spring from which all want to draw from is actually aContinue reading “Something Out of the Ordinary”

Rolling Stones Theology

I was time travelling today.  I journeyed back to Christmas, 1972.  I had told my parents that life could only have meaning, if I could have just one thing.  I held out in hope that on Christmas morning, that I would open up a “rock tumbler.” I was an 11 year old boy, and IContinue reading “Rolling Stones Theology”