Jesus: the choir director who reshapes our moral tune

I’ve been highlighting John 3:16: “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” A much-neglected aspect of this verse is how it compels loving transformation in our lives. Bible scholar N.T. Wright explains: “God’s love comes to … Continue reading Jesus: the choir director who reshapes our moral tune

An opportunity to trust God

“pray without ceasing…” (1 Thessalonians 5:17, ESV) It’s a disturbing time. Unsettling. Russia has attacked Ukraine. This is serious stuff. Last evening our congregation had a call to prayer at 7:15 p.m. I know that many of you have been praying as well—and “without ceasing,” as Paul says. My friend Winston Newman says that “Hardship … Continue reading An opportunity to trust God