Do I Dare?

“‘Amazing Grace,’ How sweet the sound!” The composer of the beloved hymn, John Newton (1725-1807), had this hymn first published in what is called “The Olney Hymns” book. It was an illustration of potent ideologies of the evangelical movement in England at the time. The Amazing Grace tune as we know it was composed byContinue reading “Do I Dare?”

Abner and the Discerning Journey

Following the holiday season, people need many things. Practically, two that come to mind immediately are money and more sleep.  But beyond the practicalities there is so much more that we need! In the infamous work Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte, we are reassured,  “You are human and fallible.” Throughout the holidays and the ChristmasContinue reading “Abner and the Discerning Journey”

We Can Go On!

Recently I was reading from the classic devotional, “My Utmost for His Highest”, and I read an installment titled, This Experience Must Come. In this writing Oswald Chambers recounts the story of how Elijah was taken up to Heaven, leaving the prophet Elisha alone to himself (2 Kings 2:11-12). From this moment, he had toContinue reading “We Can Go On!”