‘Snowflake’ Discipleship

Oh yes, you shaped me first inside, then out; you formed me in my mother’s womb. I thank you, High God—you’re breathtaking! Body and soul, I am marvelously made! I worship in adoration—what a creation!”  (Psalm 139:14, MSG) “God is not a duplicator, He is a Creator. You are an original.” –Reinhard Bonnke Man makesContinue reading “‘Snowflake’ Discipleship”

Christ and Cancer

by John Piper Before I entered college I hardly gave a thought to cancer and terminal illness. But ever since those college days death by disease has walked beside me all the way. Two of my college acquaintances died of leukemia and cancer of the lymph glands before they were 22. At seminary I watchedContinue reading “Christ and Cancer”

Can a Mother Forget? [Love]

“Yet Jerusalem says, “The Lord has deserted us;  the Lord has forgotten us.” Never! Can a mother forget her nursing child?  Can she feel no love for the child she has borne? But even if that were possible,      I would not forget you! 16 See, I have written your name on the palms of my hands.Continue reading “Can a Mother Forget? [Love]”

Nowhere Man

“The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem. 2 Vanity of vanities, says the Preacher,     vanity of vanities! All is vanity.” Ecclesiastes 1:1-2 Sometimes it takes us a long time to learn what life is all about. Like a fish making the step to seeing the water, or the bird determining that air exists. Both fish and birdContinue reading “Nowhere Man”