Reflections On The Risen Life (2)

It was Philip Yancey, who when asked about the difference between disciples in China and the United States had this to say: At my church, when something bad happens, people immediately ask God to fix it: get me a job, heal my aunt, whatever. . . In China, though, I heard different prayers, not “God, takeContinue reading “Reflections On The Risen Life (2)”

Subversive Joy

What kind of man is it, who knowing He is just hours away from being subjected to one of the cruelest, most painful, and shameful deaths imaginable —speaks of His joy? How could He possibly talk to His disciples about His joy being complete in them (John 15:11)?  What are we to make of this?  A person unfamiliar withContinue reading “Subversive Joy”