Providence in action

Earlier this year, I interviewed Uriah Courtney for an article that appeared in the June 25 issue of Christian Renewal. We communicated via email and that article about Uriah's wrongful conviction and his extraordinary exoneration is posted here. Soon after we finished our interview process, I felt burdened by a desire to spread Uriah's amazing story to a … Continue reading Providence in action

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Jacob or Jonah?

Am I a Jacob or a Jonah? Sometimes I wonder. Jacob wrestled with God, saying, "I will not let you go unless you bless me" (Genesis 32:26). But Jonah fled from the presence of the Lord (Jonah 1:3). One stood still and grasped God, while the other fled from him. But both were not taking … Continue reading Jacob or Jonah?

God’s power and blessing, Psalm 21

The content of Psalm 21 naturally follows the content of Psalm 20 and seems to flow from it. Psalm 20 is a beautiful expression of God's rescue of those who trust in him Psalm 21 rejoices in the blessings bestowed after that powerful rescue. While David rejoices because God has finally established him as a … Continue reading God’s power and blessing, Psalm 21