Kim Ransleben writes about When the Wages of Sin Is a Grandbaby. “Her weeping came ahead of her presence, causing my heart to pound. As a mom of three, it wasn’t the first time a crying child had entered our bedroom hours after we thought they’d gone to sleep…”
This is the first I have heard of Walter Milne, one of Scotland’s Protestant martyrs. Aaron Denlinger tells his story well.
You may enjoy this longform article called Aneurysm. It is a neurosurgeon simply writing about the work he does. (Note: It includes a bad word or two.)
David Murray draws some principles out of The Most Painful Interview He’s Ever Watched. Because sometimes it is just so hard to say, “I was wrong.”
Here is A Monumental Display of Mercy. “The late Christopher Hitchens formulated (and forever repeated) a superficially clever challenge to people of faith: ‘Find one good or noble thing,” he said, “which cannot be accomplished without religion.’ The astonishing rejoinder to Hitchens comes now from the family members of those who were gunned down Wednesday night in Charleston, South Carolina.”
Thanks to Reformed Presybterian Theological Seminary for sponsoring the blog this week with Sacrifices by Fire.
If community in your local church is not dependent on God’s supernatural Spirit for its lifeblood, it is not evidently supernatural.—Jamie Dunlop