Life in a Postmodern World

A call to feed the sheep

There was a time in my life when I could not get enough of the news.  I would have my television set on Fox News, my laptop would stream the news while I was cooking, and I made it a point never to miss a second of Rush Limbaugh's three hour program.  I craved the… Continue reading A call to feed the sheep

The Psalms

God, our defense and refuge

But I will sing of thy power, and will praise thy mercy in the morning: for thou hast been my defense and refuge in the day of my trouble. Unto thee, O my Strength will I sing: for God is my defense, and my merciful God. ~Psalm 59:16-17, 1599 Geneva Bible These words stopped me… Continue reading God, our defense and refuge

Scriptures from the heart

A prayer for unity

As I read through the Gospel accounts of Jesus, I am always pained in the heart when it comes to the story of his betrayal, trial, and crucifixion.  As I read these stories, I cannot help but feel the same desire as Peter, who when told of the things to come, took Jesus aside and… Continue reading A prayer for unity


The engrafted Word

This year I have made it one of my goals to read through the Bible in a year.  I have never done this before, and I felt like it would be a great challenge to take on.  Once I got started, I realized that, in my twenty years of professing the Christian faith, I had… Continue reading The engrafted Word