What is Worship?

What is Worship?

What is Worship? When I drive by a church there’s usually a sign telling when they meet. The word “worship” often come right before it. While I fully understand what they mean, I’m more than a bit troubled by the gross misuse of that word...

Job’s Daughters

Job’s Daughters

Job’s Daughters At the conclusion of the book of Job, God blesses him even more than before. One of the blessings mentioned is that Job has ten children. Seven are sons and three are daughters. What is interesting is that in an age when sons are...

Pray When it Doesn’t Make Sense

Pray When it Doesn’t Make Sense

Pray When it Doesn’t Make Sense After Job’s so-called friends fail so miserably to comfort him in his time of need, after they criticize and malign him, God steps in. God puts them in their place for what they said and affirms that Job has spoken...

The Mystery of Fasting

The Mystery of Fasting

The Mystery of Fasting Fasting, after falling out of favor, is being reclaimed as a viable spiritual discipline. While I admit to regularly fasting, I also admit to being regularly perplexed by its practice. Fasting is simply going without...