Posts tagged Jesus
"Electing to Follow Jesus" by Randy Harris with Greg Taylor

Before the 2016 election, I helped Randy Harris publish with Charis Magazine a series of articles that serve to help us think through our politics. I heard Randy speak about this at Pepperdine University and offered to edit the talks into a five part series for Charis.

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Steadfast Through Every Change

This post discusses the phrase, "Steadfast through every change" as an alternative for the idea that God never changes. I found the exact wording "Steadfast through every change" in a poem, thanks to Google Books, that is in a Christian World magazine from 1867. I've embedded the entire poem here, called "The Father's Peace," by Lucinda Bowser. Enjoy and have a great day.

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Some weep and some rejoice

This post is about a very interesting Scripture, Ezra 3:11-13 about how the second Jewish temple foundation was laid and the people rejoiced and cried. Half the assembly, mostly the older ones, cried. Half the assembly rejoiced. The post relates that to our lives, how often we gather in mosques, churches, synagogues, and temples and some rejoice and some are terribly sad. The important point is we are together in seeking God.

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