Genesis and Revelation are bookends to God’s big story. Genesis tells us how everything got started; Revelation explains how it will all end. Their similarities and contrasts are intriguing: creation of heaven and earth, creation of new heaven and new earth; a garden, a city; tree of knowledge, tree of life; death pronounced, death destroyed; […]
This collective jolt back to reality only happens when a nation finds itself at “Ground Zero,” and we need Ground Zero perspectives again.
Our work becomes our worship. The work of our hands is elevated from a necessary evil we engage in to a labor of love done “as unto the Lord.”
Jacob holds the distinction of being the only person who wrestled with God and survived (Genesis 32:28). He not only wrestled with God but also strove with everyone around him, beginning in the womb with his twin brother, Esau (25:22). At birth, Jacob grabbed Esau’s heel (v. 26) and later tricked him out of his […]
Ministry must be motivated by a genuine compassion for the needs of the masses and is about meeting people's needs.