A Difficult But Much-Needed Prayer

This is a tough prayer. It is a prayer for anyone who is probing the extent of his own selfishness and gathering his wits to fight it. It is a prayer for anyone who feels like her faith is real but her mind and heart still belong to herself instead of to God. It is a prayer for you and me—people who too often worship the gods of comfort and convenience, but desire the courage to ask for something greater. […]

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The Watches of the Night

Not too long ago, TED.com posted a talk by Jessa Gamble entitled “How to sleep”.  The talk is only 4 minutes long and centers around the human body clock and sleep/waking cycles.  Judging from the comments, it left many viewers intrigued but unsatisfied: How can we get more information about this?  What is she suggesting […]

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The Way Up Is Down

For Lent 2010, I’m writing a series of daily meditations for our church (and whoever else is interested). You can snag a RSS feed from the REP blog. The first day’s meditation is below. Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. -1 Peter 5:6 (NIV) Have you […]

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