The Primary Source

The Primary Source

I don’t know if you’ve noticed in you’re reading of the Bible, but God never pretties up the gritty, stark reality in the lives of his people. The scandalous and outrageous and cringeworthy are all in there, sometimes in stronger language and more graphic detail than...
A Light Switches On

A Light Switches On

(more, as I see it) The disciples are now six days into the uncharted waters of this new season, this unsettling stretch with its waiting and wondering and hoping and praying. Words are gaining greater significance than ever before – specifically the words Jesus spoke...
This Little Light of Mine

This Little Light of Mine

I’ve just been reading about Scandinavian winters (brr!) and the investment these northern clime neighbors make in the coziest of surroundings, the warmest of woolen throws piled into big woven baskets by the enormous open fireplace (ablaze, of course!), thick socks,...
Shine, Jesus Shine!

Shine, Jesus Shine!

When we moved three years ago, I was on a mission to get better lighting into our new house. Simple enough, right? Well, it turns out that there have been major changes in the lighting world since I last investigated. I remember going to the store, back in the day, to...
“Is it good that we remind ourselves of this?”

“Is it good that we remind ourselves of this?”

Light was birthed into the darkness of that first Christmas night bringing hope just like the first faint glowings of dawn after a long and anxious waiting. This waiting for the promised Messiah was four hundred years of bated breath, of groanings, of prophecies...

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