The Sweet Comfort of God’s Simplicity

Did you know that God is simple? That might sound borderline blasphemous. You may object, "no! God is complex and greater than our understanding; how dare you say simple!" God is indeed great and above understanding, but the church - throughout the ages - has also held that God is simple. God's simplicity can be … Continue reading The Sweet Comfort of God’s Simplicity

Despair Can Drive Us to Rely on God

2 Corinthians 2:8-10 8 For we do not want you to be unaware, brothers, of the affliction we experienced in Asia. For we were so utterly burdened beyond our strength that we despaired of life itself. 9 Indeed, we felt that we had received the sentence of death. But that was to make us rely not on ourselves but … Continue reading Despair Can Drive Us to Rely on God

Valentine’s Day Observation

A few weeks ago was Valentine's day. Since my wife is a teacher, I typically head to the kids' parties. As I was attending the party of my kindergartner, a girl kept saying with a huge smile, "everyone is being so nice to me." She was smiling ear to ear because everyone in her class … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Observation