Tag: God

Soul Songs 3: Inhabit the Praise

“Why did he call it that?” my student asked.
“I don’t know,” I answered, but it got me thinking and thinking and thinking.
Because that word “habitation” has a strangely homey, settled feeling.

Soul Song 2: Indodana

How to confess your sins: The song “Indodana” cleansed me to the core: it called me to repent, to weep for the wrong I have done to my Saviour, to lament for the ways we God’s people have strayed from and betrayed the Lamb of God.

Of Blackbirds and Souls: How to Cope with Grief

How to cope with grief. “We were not made for dying, for seeing death, for losing the loved ones around us. Death and loss should hurt, because they are shoes the wrong size for our souls.”

He Is: How to Find Truth in God’s Names

In a world that whirls out of control, He is The Great, the Mighty, and Awesome God, the Eternal Refuge, the Rock of My Strength. To a world that is sick and broken, He is the Great Physician, Jehovah-Rapha, The Lord Who Heals you.… Continue Reading “He Is: How to Find Truth in God’s Names”

Accept Authority as a God-given Grace I

What caused the hippies to believe bucking authority would bring world peace? What caused my grandparents to conform to a sedate, self-sacrificing way of life under the authority of an ordinary man they called “bishop”? They grew up in the same generation after all.