In John 4, Jesus is speaking with a woman at a well. Already in this passage, Jesus has pointed to the new life he gives and to the greater access to God that he provides. […]
Easter terrorist attacks hit Christians in Sri Lanka
If the world hates you, know that it has hated me before it hated you. -John 15:18 A series of coordinated terrorist attacks rocked Sri Lanka on Easter morning. More than 290 people lost their […]
The lost art of lament
Contrary to popular belief: heaven will not be boring
In Randy Alcorn’s wonderful book, “Heaven,” he tells a story of an English minister who was asked by a colleague what he expected after death. The man replied: “Well, if it comes to that, I suppose I shall enter into eternal bliss, but I really wish you wouldn’t bring up such depressing subjects.”
Our views of heaven are too lowly. In life, things often times leave us disappointed.
A movie looks hilarious in the previews….and then you see the movie and realize every funny scene was basically shown in the preview. People rave about a restaurant, and you think it’s just ok. We vote for a politician who we think will fix things, and they disappoint.