I am working through current issues in light of some work I’ve done in recent years. I had called it “Living in Babylon” but I am thinking of renaming the working title to “Leaving Babylon.” I have the episode in video (below) or in audio here.
I am working my way through Ezekiel as the Lord stirs in my heart more about “Living in Babylon.” This was a sermon series I did in 2016, but I left a lot unexplored. The Lord is bringing this back around to me and in this season as I form extended thoughts on this subject,Continue reading “Notes from the wilderness”
The men’s Bible study I am a part of at my church is going through the Gospel of Matthew. We’re just getting started so I was reflecting on Matthew 3 this week. John the Baptist comes along and Matthew identifies him as the one crying out in the wilderness. As we were discussing this IsaiahContinue reading “What the wilderness teaches us”
Our true fear as culturalized Christians is we like power and provision. We’re doing well. We’re in the spheres of influence. To give that up willingly is an abhorrent thought.
Our most severe tests come when we don’t recognize the idol right in front of us and everyone bowing seems like the “patriotic” thing to do.
We’ve spent so much time cursing our culture and wringing our hands over things.
As we are watching major cultural changes all around us, how do we stay deep in Christ?