The Nonsensical Mission

“I’m a high school dropout, and I’m dumb, so if you want me on your team, you’ve got a lot of work to do,”  I prayed. This was my weak-minded prayer in 1994 when God began to deal with me about ministry. I was a preacher’s kid. I grew up in ministry, and I had […]

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The Beginning of Wisdom

“I don’t get it!”  I scratched my head and reread the scripture.  “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom;…”  (Psalm 111:10) The very idea of fear and mercy side-by-side is almost impossible to grasp.  So, how does one see the Almighty as the epitome of mercy and yet have cause to fear […]

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