What about me? It was the only thing I wanted to know; What about me?— Do all these years of faithful service count for nothing? Do they mean nothing? Had my brother been wise to take off, squander father’s living, and then return to grandiose reception (all without the slightest hint of reprimand)? What about … Read more Older brother’s song
Dear Vashti, Your story has been told countless times, always as an example of something. Some say you were a hero. Others say you were a villain. We’ve heard that you were an example of self-respect; that you were a woman confident enough to walk in her dignity, no matter the cost. Other people say … Read more Dear Vashti
Well, almost…. I came here one day, recently, and my blog wasn’t here. But as I was already feeling some kind of way from getting a book out into an entire world, my reaction to the missing blog was somewhat different from when a similar thing had happened earlier (and let me tell you, doing … Read more So…it happened again
What is ministry? I mean, how would you define it, personally?— Not like what you think it means, but what does the true definition of ministry mean to you? While we’re considering that, I should also throw in these other points…. What does ministry entail? And to who are we answerable when we’re doing ministry? … Read more At some point, we’d need to have this conversation
(Genesis 33) Jacob had been afraid, and he believed he was in trouble. He had cheated Esau out of his blessing (so it seemed, but Esau had willingly given away his birthright earlier), and Esau had sworn to kill him. Now, returning home after many years (because God told him to), he was concerned about … Read more Was it time that healed this wound?
And he said, I have been very jealous for the LORD God of hosts: for the children of Israel have forsaken Thy covenant, thrown down Thine altars, and slain Thy prophets with the sword; and I, even I only, am left; and they seek my life, to take it away. 1 Kings 19:10. The prophet … Read more Lessons from a downcast prophet