A Spiritual Cord of Three Strands: A Meditation on Psalm 119:169-176

“Let my cry come near before Thee, O LORD: give me understanding according to Thy word” (Psalm 119:169). You are now at the end of the longest song in the Bible, having heard the voice of this psalmist again and again cry out to God in intense fervor.  What would you expect to hear as … More A Spiritual Cord of Three Strands: A Meditation on Psalm 119:169-176

How to Endure Unjust Persecution: A Meditation on Psalm 119:161-168

“Princes have persecuted me without a cause: but my heart standeth in awe of Thy word” (Psalm 119:161). If we hear of persecution, we should not assume that those persecuted have done something wrong. Unjust persecution by a government is a reality. In Muslim countries like Iran, and in communist countries like North Korea, Christians … More How to Endure Unjust Persecution: A Meditation on Psalm 119:161-168

What College Football Can Teach the Church

“The children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light” (Luke 16:8). The legendary coach was done. After forty-one years at the University of Chicago, leading the Maroons to seven Big Ten championships in football, most recently in 1924, coach Amos Alonzo Stagg stepped down, due to forced retirement at … More What College Football Can Teach the Church