There is a great difference in excellency, usefulness, and comfort between people of clear, digested knowledge, and confused, undigested apprehensions. -Richard Baxter

Archive for persecution

the beautiful counter-intuitiveness of the gospel

the most expensive expression of forgiveness continues to put and end to a devastating cycle of violence and retribution.  Where does one gather the resources to be able to forgive without simply denying the pain of what’s been lost?  Read here.

so evangelism doesn’t always provoke perseuction…

…apparently it can sometimes prevent it.

YouTube – Elderly woman witnesses to man trying to rob her

black and white

By this time you’ve likely read plenty about what to think about the response to the cartoons. I think Piper’s comments here are helpful.

Religious sensitivities are to be respected, but you see in this whole debacle a stark contrast between Christ’s response to vilification (to be sure, to a far greater degree than anything that’s been published in newspapers of late) and this response.

Anyway, as always, the invitation to discuss remains open!