Viewing Baptism through the Lens Noah’s Flood.

You cannot fully understand and appreciate Christian baptism apart from the story of Noah and the flood.The waters of judgment destroyed the world that then was and through an Ark of salvation God brought a new creation on the earth out of the waters of chaos. In the beginning God created the heavens and the … Continue reading Viewing Baptism through the Lens Noah’s Flood.

Finding God’s rhythm of Life in the Wilderness

I've been meditating on the wilderness tonight. I realized that being in the wilderness feels like being lost a lot. I mean both agrarian and urban societies have their rhythms and expectations, but the only rhythm in the wilderness seems to be uncertainty about everything. Water? Food? Shelter? Wild animals? Stinging insects? Poisonous plants? Literally … Continue reading Finding God’s rhythm of Life in the Wilderness

Some reflections on how delight under-girds discipline especially in regard to education

"For the Lord corrects those He loves, just as a father corrects a child in whom he delights." -Proverbs 3:12 Yes! We desperately need delight to under-gird discipline. No, discipline doesn't feel good in the moment, but children (and all humans for that matter) will buy into the hard work of submission, learning, and mastery … Continue reading Some reflections on how delight under-girds discipline especially in regard to education