Hallowed Be Your Name In my last article I talked about my personal struggle finding my way to a meaningful life of prayer. I kept at it, making tons of mistakes along the way, but God led me to the eventual enjoyment of a rich, full, and free personal relationship with Him. I found the … More Using the The Lord’s Prayer as a Guide: Part 2
Drawing Near to “Our Father” I struggled for years just getting started in prayer. Based on Psalm 66:18, “If I regard iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear me:”, I was told that I should start prayer with confession of sin. So, for about 2 years I dutifully began every scheduled prayer time … More Using the The Lord’s Prayer as a Guide: Part 1
This past Sunday our sermon text at Solomon’s Porch was Hosea 9:10-17. The Book of Hosea provides a lot of opportunities for social commentary, and this passage in particular is one that we need to read and understand in the modern era. I’ll explain what I mean by the previous statement a little further down … More American Evangelicalism: Is Our Root Dried Up?