Western Seminary’s Ryan Lister has recently published The Presence of God: Its Place in the Storyline of Scripture and the Story of Our Lives and was asked to blog on the topic of his book for Crossway. This is the second of three parts.
The Story So Far
As we saw in my last post, God is … [Read More...]
Something has always puzzled me: why in the world is “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” such a beloved and often sung Christmas song? Even more, why would anyone teach it or sing it to their children? The song is nothing more than fuel for good nightmares. “You better watch out. You better not cry. You … [Read More...]
Want to see a volcanic eruption? No need to visit Hawaii, take a flight to Japan or pitch a tent near Mt. Saint Helens – just ask a pastor to do one more thing between Thanksgiving and Christmas and then take a few steps back and enjoy the show. Truth is that some will respond with an explosion of … [Read More...]
Victory through the Lamb: A Guide to Revelation in Plain Language
By Mark Wilson. Wooster, Ohio; Weaver Book Company, 223 pp. $17.99.
I first became acquainted with the author, Mark Wilson, through his book Biblical Turkey: A Guide to the Jewish and Christian Sites of Asia Minor (2010). Mark … [Read More...]
By Dr. Jim Sweeney
When word came Tuesday morning that Earl Radmacher had passed from this life into the presence of Christ the day before, I felt that quick stab of pain/joy that is experienced uniquely in God’s family in such an instant. Two deep, conflicting emotions that rarely keep company. … [Read More...]