Is God Disappointed?

Excerpt from the blog of Pastor Mark Shaw, Calvary Baptist Church, Greenville, Michigan.  I have mentioned Philip Yancey’s book, Disappointment with God a number of times. I have read it or portions of it on several occasions over the...

Grasping the Ungraspable

Grasp the ungraspable. Know the unknowable. Measure the unmeasurable. These are the challenging paradoxes of Paul’s prayer in Ephesians 3:14-19: For this reason I kneel before the Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth derives its name. I...

The Holy Man

LIFE International ministry partners based in Tamil Nadu, India, shared this inspiring story of a man they encountered during a recent hospital visit.  Guru: a Hindu religious teacher and spiritual guide. India—that’s elephants, lots of people, and...

Being Before Doing

I have lived my whole life within a performance-based culture, where doing something is valued much higher than being someone. “What do you do for a living?” is often the first question I hear after meeting someone. It makes sense then...