When I read the quotes out to Robyn this morning she said that this reminded her of her old church. There is a certain sense that the leader is the Man of God and all others are to fall into line, and if they do not their dirty laundry will be shown in public. This … Continue reading Fit to be led. [Acts 16]
This morning we have to make a judgement call. It has been clear and sunny, which means that we will have icy roads: they may not be gritted as the council is still recovering from floods and frost last weekend. So we will make call in about 30 minutes about if we can get to … Continue reading Assurance [Rom 8]
This world and the nations we live in will fall away. They will fail: when Peter wrote this the Romans were pagan and appeared unconquerable. Less than 500 years later, Rome was sacked. By converted Goths. You cannot tell what will happen in your nation. I could not have imagined two years ago that European … Continue reading God over all [II Peter 3]
I got this quote via Dalrock, but I don't think he goes far enough in his analysis. My thesis is that we have forgotten who we are. We are human. The species is Divergent. Men are not women, and women are not men. Within the gospel we are called, and let us praise God that … Continue reading Seek SJW scorn. [Eph 4]
Subcreation was an idea that Tolkien had. That if we create a fantasy kingdom, or build a property, develop a farm, create a product we are reflecting that part of God that is creative. As Hebrews says, the builder of everything is God. It is good to have a creative outlet: be it quilting, sewing … Continue reading Subcreation and faithfulness is worthy [Heb 3]
If you tell the truth there will be pushback. If you are snarky and troll, you have to do that very carefully -- choosing targets that are of the right, for the left will destroy you. I guess Henry Blodgett doesn't have to tell us whether Dickinson will be eligible for unemployment or not. He's … Continue reading Persist (do not go your own way).