The disciples dropped everything to follow Jesus, and it cost them still more.
Will Reagan's song Take a Moment invites us to lay our burdens at the feet of Jesus and rest in His peace. "Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you... Continue Reading →
Over the last few months I’ve been doing a lot of thinking. One major theme that has come again to the forefront of my meditations is the collision I find between my beliefs and the world around me. No one wants to be the voice that dissents with all the others around—it an uncomfortable life,... Continue Reading →
And then they will see the Son of Man coming in a cloud with power and great glory. (Luke 21:27 ESV) This song relates a deep longing to see Jesus finally returning as He promised he would. At the end of the age Jesus comes to get His bride—the Church—who has made herself ready (Revelation... Continue Reading →
And they have conquered him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, for they loved not their lives even unto death. (Revelation 12:11).
There eis a great deal that I love about this song. I think most of all it expresses well the consequence of what Jesus did on the cross. Jesus died for a purpose, and part of that Purpose was to enable believers to enter into the presence of God without being obliterated because of... Continue Reading →
"And they devoted themselves to the apostle's teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers." (Acts 2:42 ESV) In reading the New Testament, it is striking to see how simple the church was at its earliest. We can see this vividly in the second chapter of Acts, where it is described... Continue Reading →