America: One Nation Under God’s Wrath

Every once in a while I come across one of those podcasts that wakes me up, and not in a good way. I think what rattled me most about this particular program — here’s the link to part II — was that the speaker said some things that I believe God has also put in my…

Aborted Fetus

America’s altar of convenience

It seems that the detestable act of abortion is quickly morphing itself into yet another detestable notion: infanticide. If words and phrases mean anything, how then can the words “ethics” and “infanticide” be used in the same sentence or paragraph? According to an article in the UK Telegraph, the Journal of Medical Ethics published an…

Oh God: Fill me with your spirit wind

Probably my favorite song on Casting Crowns’ new CD “Come To the Well,” the song “Spirit Wind” has encouraged me to read through the book of Ezekiel in the Old Testament. Not just read it for the sake of adding it to another list of books read, but as the lyrics encourage, to ask God…

Why do we try to limit God?

I was pondering this morning, wondering why God doesn’t answer our prayers in the grand examples of the Old Testament, such as part the waters or rain down food for people to pick up off the ground, or even in the New Testament where the lame got up and walked, people with serious skin diseases were…