Why Jesus?

  Ravi Zacharias, speaking of his new book, Why Jesus? says, “It’s the unpaid bill of the church. We never really cared for what people were feeling, what they were struggling with. We were speaking our platitudes into a vacuum.” Into that spiritual vacuum, the new spirituality has rushed. It’s a spirituality that deifies human intuition, without regard for …

Listen

1 Listen to this, all you people! Pay attention, everyone in the world! 2 High and low, rich and poor—listen! Psalm 49:1-2 What does it take to listen? To concentrate our attention towards hearing? The psalmist goes on to speak of wisdom. He talks specifically of rich people going to the grave like everyone else, …

Remember the Miracles

This week, Carrie Fisher, along with her mother, Debbie Reynolds, told her story on Oprah. Most famous for the role of Princess Leia of the Star Wars movies, Carrie suffers from serious mental illness that requires regular electroshock therapy as well as daily psychiatric medication. She described how the shock therapy “blows apart the cement” …