Its a Good Day…

I just want to hide in a corner and cry. No matter how hard I try to suppress them, the tears keep welling up behind my eyes. I feel like a failure. A disappointment. Even though I arrived at school early, even though I read the minutes and had everything prepared, even though I left…

Contend: Defending the Fatih in a Fallen World

Contend: Defending the Faith in a Fallen World by Aaron Armstrong (Cruciform Press, 2012) offers a manageable and concise look at what really matters when contending for the faith. Far from accusatory, Armstrong’s descriptive writing style weaves together fundamental doctrines with the need for grace and love. This small book begins by highlighting changes within…

Keep Oneself Unstained from the World

James 1:26-27 If anyone thinks he is religious and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his heart, this person’s religion is worthless. Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world. ( ESV) Quite honestly, I’ve…