05
APR
2019

The Beauty of the Ashes: The Greatest Force In the World

The Greatest Force In the World Who will separate us from the love of Christ? Will hardship, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword? Romans 8:35 NRSV The love of God is the greatest force in all the world, because it is the very essence of His...
29
MAR
2019

The Beauty of the Ashes: Follow the Yellow Brick Road

Follow the Yellow Brick Road   “Lord, where are you going?” Jesus replied, “Where I am going, you cannot follow now, but you will follow later.” John 13:36 NRSV   I know it’s a weak metaphor, but I love the Wizard of Oz. When Dorothy is told that...
27
MAR
2019

The Beauty of the Ashes: Get Back In the Ring

Get Back In The Ring And not only that, but we* also boast in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, Romans 5:3 I have an autographed picture of Muhammed Ali in my office at home. No, I never actually met him, but my nephew Jason did. He lived near the...