Lonely? Good.

Ever feel lonely? A.W. Tozer said (The Saint Must Walk Alone) that we who follow the Lord should feel alone ... displaced in this world ... increasingly isolated from others as we press closer to Him. In fact, if we don't sometimes feel lonely, maybe we are too in love with this world. I love it when …

Oh Fudge

It's Christmas and I have done many things fitting for the day that we honor Christ's human birth - I read a few more pages in a classic biography about an incredibly devout pastor (Robert Murray M'Cheyne, by Andrew Bonar), I spent time in the Bible with my wife and kids, and now we're getting ready to watch a biblical movie (The Nativity Story). All …

Theology – or Knowing God?

I am troubled by my observation that many people (dare I say most people?) I have known who developed a strong interest in theology (literally meaning "the knowledge of God")  also seemed to become disgustingly arrogant, judgmental, and unloving at the same time. Furthermore, their degree of offense in this regard seemed to grow in …