The Lord's Supper is both a humble meal among friends and a royal banquet held in the presence of a king. The bread we eat often resembles food given to a prisoner in a dungeon, yet we are taught to envision a wedding feast. The fare is simple, but it is lovely. The occasion … [Read more...] about Table Manners
Life in Christendom
What is the vision of life that we are called to delight in? What does life under the throne of grace look like for families, cats and bankers? Here is my attempt at making some inroads into the beauty of a Christ centred life.
One of the things that worry some Christians about eternity is the idea of an endless and unchanging universe. Will we get bored? Will life become monotonous? One way to answer that question is by asking another: Are you bored now? In his book, Orthodoxy, G. K Chesterton … [Read more...] about Delighting in Eternity
In the beginning, God took unformed matter and began a process of division. Heaven, earth; Day, night; Light, darkness; Land, sea, ...and finally Man and woman. The goal of the gospel, which is to say, the goal of all history, is the reunion of things separated. That … [Read more...] about The Marriage of Matthew and Sarah
We do not serve an absent God. We serve a God who is near. Near to the brokenhearted, near to the weak, the frail, the fruitless and the frightened. We are children of the living God who knows His way to Shiloh. Shiloh was the home of the Ark and the Tabernacle during the time … [Read more...] about Hannah. God’s Modus Operandi
What do you tell yourself when you see so little goodness in the world around you? You tell yourself that this woman knew her business. Sorry, but the leaven is in and the loaf is rising. The Kingdom of God is growing and resistance is futile. The God of Daniel Lives (Daniel … [Read more...] about Resistance is Futile