4 Elements of Genuine Worship

Isaiah 6 is known by biblical scholars as a theophany – an appearance of God. Isaiah, in the presence of God, is confronted with not only who God is, but with who he is in relation to God. The scene defines for us what being in God’s presence might entail...

Gospel Compels You to Tear Down Walls

One of the greatest events in modern history was the tearing down of the Berlin Wall in 1989. For almost three decades, this wall stood as a visual reminder of the hostilities that existed between the parties on either side of the wall. The demolishing of this wall...

Believing in God Entails More Than Lip Service

The biblical stories are replete with calls to believe and people who choose to believe or not to believe in God. Of course, the more familiar expression we use in speaking of this act of believing is to have faith. Whether we read stories of individuals in...