He Gave Him No Answer

But he gave him no answer, not even to a single charge, so that the governor was greatly amazed Matthew 27:14 ESV I have a small confession to make. Some days I love to complain. I complain about the weather. I complain about my church, my kids and even my wife. Some nights as I…

Listening Ears

O you who dwell in the gardens, with companions listening for your voice; let me            hear it.  Song of Solomon 8:13 Ears Only ears can hear That’s just the way God made us If ears could see or hear They’d certainly betray us But when God fashioned ears Those humble awkward…

Music in the Rest

But the Lord is in his holy temple: let all the earth keep silence before him. Habakkuk 2:20 KJV Since I come from the “If you’re happy and you know it clap your hands” generation it has taken me decades to learn the value of quiet. Only now am I beginning to see that silence…

The Forgotten Commandment

We Protestants are often pointing out the second commandment but are quite short on remembering the fourth. The phrase “Protestant work ethic” has come down through the years for a reason. We are big on work but sadly short on rest. When a visitor appears in our church we often show them all the ministries…