Here are the stories I put in my coffee this morning.
- The Weakness of the World’s Strongest Man
When the writer of Hebrews listed the Old Testament heroes of faith, he included Samson (Hebrews 11:32). Really? Samson’s story, recorded in Judges 13–16, reads like a narcissistic super hero’s whose Kryptonite weakness does him in in the end.
- Out-of-Nowhere Christian Film ‘Alone Yet Not Alone’ Scores Oscar Surprise… and Strong Reactions
The most surprising nomination this year is the Best Original Song nom for “Alone Yet Not Alone,” a title that left pretty much everyone scratching their heads when it was announced.
- To Be Tired of Luther…
There you have it: the success of the Reformation depended upon the sheer power of God’s Word. And, of course, on the quality of Wittenberg beer.
- How Is God Working in the World? Understanding Miracles and Providence
When we understand that God providentially guides and sustains our everyday lives, the distinction between “natural” and “supernatural” fades…
- Welcome to Seminary—Now What? How to Be Faithful as a Seminary Student
Take every class you can and put knowledge in your ministry bank. While you are agile and mobile, take a trip to go visit a ministry you want to see up close. Tell the folks back home what you are learning, and let them see and sense your excitement. They are already excited about you.