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Psalm 150 – Praise the Lord

For many centuries the Psalms have provided the worldview, the categories, and the vocabulary for men and women who desired to draw near to God. The psalms are at once instructional and comforting, raw and shocking. Join us in this exploration of ancient songs as we are brought face-to-face with the living God. Psalm 150…

Responding to Evil (Part 2)

In this broken world, each of us will, at some point, face the vicious assault of evil in our own lives. Such attacks may be physical, emotional, or spiritual (or all three!). And when we are unjustly besieged, we are often tempted to respond in a number of unhealthy ways. When we are maliciously attacked,…

Psalm 84 – Desiring God

For many centuries the Psalms have provided the worldview, the categories, and the vocabulary for men and women who desired to draw near to God. The psalms are at once instructional and comforting, raw and shocking. Join us in this exploration of ancient songs as we are brought face-to-face with the living God. Psalm 84…

Responding to Evil (Part 1)

What do we do when evil invades our personal worlds? Perhaps someone verbally assaults us. Or physically assaults us. Maybe we are discriminated against because of our ethnicity, or age, or gender, or some physical condition beyond our control. Maybe we are used in a relationship. Maybe we are stolen from. Nobody will be immune…

Psalm 51 – A Prayer for Mercy

For many centuries the Psalms have provided the worldview, the categories, and the vocabulary for men and women who desired to draw near to God. The psalms are at once instructional and comforting, raw and shocking. Join us in this exploration of ancient songs as we are brought face-to-face with the living God. Psalm 51…

Psalm 22 – The Righteous Sufferer

For many centuries the Psalms have provided the worldview, the categories, and the vocabulary for men and women who desired to draw near to God. The psalms are at once instructional and comforting, raw and shocking. Join us in this exploration of ancient songs as we are brought face-to-face with the living God. Psalm 22…

Making Decisions (part 4)

In our last post we began looking at some examples of decision making from the life of Paul. We continue that examination here. Sometimes we need to make decisions based on what is most strategic for accomplishing our God appointed mission. Acts 14:1 reads: At Iconium Paul and Barnabas went as usual into the Jewish…