Posts from August 2020

Posts from August 2020

August 26, 2020

Dear Friends, JI Packer has famously said “a half-truth masquerading as the whole truth becomes a complete untruth.”  Today, we find ourselves swimming in a sea of half truths, scratching our heads and thinking “that sounds right – kinda.”  In the end, the Father of Lies is just as happy when we swallow a half truth as he is when we fall for any other kind of deception. Tim Keller, in his book How To Reach The West Again lists a handful…

August 12, 2020

Dear Friends, David Murray’s wife Shona had always displayed a bright, energetic, extroverted, type A personality.  Her life was full.  She was a pastor’s wife and a mother of five who worked part time as a physician while homeschooling her children. She stayed busy, but that’s how she liked it.  So both Shona and her husband were surprised when she found herself crying often, without knowing why.  She told her husband she had “lost her Christian joy.”  Sadness and despair…

August 5, 2020

Dear Friends, One of the reasons why I believe the Bible is the very word of God is because of the forensic evidence.  When you read it, you find God’s fingerprints everywhere. Case in point.  The remarkable account of the kindness of King David shown to a young crippled boy name Mephibosheth.  You can read the story for yourself in 2 Samuel 9.  But here are the Cliffs Notes. Mephibosheth was the son of David’s long time friend Jonathan.  That…