Coronavirus: What Is The Question?

Surely the most significant question today is “What does all this look like from God’s perspective? There is a school of thought about the last 40 / 50 year decline in the culture of our country (which, by extension, includes the current Coronavirus fiasco) that goes as follows: God is trying to wean us from […]

Psalm 11

What are the righteous to do when the foundations are being rattled? Turn to the Owner’s Manual, the Word of God, given to us by our Creator. I like the metaphors of the MSG translation. The psalmist (David, the future King) contemplates rattling in his time. Note particularly “the bottom has dropped out of the […]


The LORD is my shepherd,I shall not want.He makes me lie down in green pastures;He leads me beside quiet waters.He restores my soul;He guides me in the paths of righteousnessFor His name’s sake.Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,I fear no evil, for You are with me;Your rod and Your […]

What Crisis?

There is a ‘meme’ in popular culture that the Chinese word for crisis (危机) can be understood by its two component words, danger and opportunity. And that, by extension, every crisis holds opportunity. While it turns out that this is a ‘lost in translation’ interpretation, it has morphed into popular culture to the point where […]

Times Up: A Binary Choice

Today I have given you the choice between life and death, between blessings and curses. Now I call on heaven and earth to witness the choice you make. Oh, that you would choose life, so that you and your descendants might live! Deutronomy 30:19 NLT Moses, circa 1,400 BC In the end there are only […]

Humble Silence

He was treated harshly, but endured it humbly;he never said a word. Like a lamb about to be slaughtered, like a sheep about to be sheared,he never said a word. Isaiah 53:7 GNT Sometimes silence is more powerful than words.