“2016.09.25 – Living in Babylon part 3 – featuring Pastor Brenna Zeimet”
A sermon from Heights Church. More information at HeightsChurchMN.org
There are moments where the Spirit shows up in my life to refresh me. I love those moments especially when I don’t realize how much I need it. Being in Ethiopia teaching for 2 weeks, I am loving life right now. Continue reading “Holy Moments and Sacred Ground”
The roots of our hearts have grown down into things, and we dare not pull up one rootlet lest we die. Things have become necessary to us, a development never originally intended. God’s gifts now take the place of God, and the whole course of nature is upset by the monstrous substitution. — AW Tozer, The Pursuit of God
Being in Ethiopia, I’ve been exposed to news from all over the world that I never hear in the U.S. And I’m a guy who REALLY tries to keep up on news that is not related to Donald Trump. Continue reading “The news you never hear”
The group I am with teaching in Ethiopia visited an Orthodox Church and monastery yesterday. It was a visit revealing both the beauty and tragedy of Orthodox Christianity. I have studied Orthodox Christianity over the years and have a deep appreciation for the beauty that led to the liturgies they now have. Were it not for the Orthodox Church, we would not have settled major doctrines like the person and deity of Christ, or come up with concepts wrapped in a word like “Trinity.” Continue reading “The beauty and tragedy of Christianity”
The first week is finished at Addis Abeba Bible College where I am teaching a two week course on Wisdom Literature.
There are two other American pastors on this trip and one Ethiopian pastor who lives in Dallas. Each are teaching their assigned subjects for these two weeks as well. Continue reading “Thoughts from Ethiopia”