A Week in Music – “Testimony,” from the Amazing Grace Musical

I resonate with John Newton in temperament, even if my life never led me on a journey with the highs and lows his had. I’m stubborn, prideful, prone to laziness, and angry with the world in general. And, like Newton, redemption found me by the Amazing Grace of God.

Introspection and Worship

I have heard a growing choir of people over the years who are singing a tune which troubles me, “Why do we spend so much time on worship, when what’s really important is putting our faith into action?”

To The Very End

Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them. And when they saw him they worshiped him, but some doubted. And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing…

Kingdom Collision: Aiding and Abetting

To revolutionaries, Jesus’ character may seem like we’re “aiding and abetting” the enemy, enabling injustice and tyranny. The reality is something quite different. Showing mercy to our enemies displays the power and character of our Lord Jesus Christ, and challenges the legitimacy of worldly power itself.