You should read this book: Who Really Goes to Hell? The Gospel You’ve Never Heard After living alongside–and being friends with–Shammah for about fifteen years now, David Rudel’s book feel very familiar. Not that I’ve heard it all before, but just in the way that he writes, and how he’s so good at bringing simple clarity to… Continue reading Who Really Goes to Hell?
Any belief in Jesus Christ—however small—is far better than any amount of belief about him. George MacDonald I had a conversation with a brother the other night, in which he told me he was having a hard time with some things he was seeing about another brother. The issues were about things such as how the… Continue reading Only skin deep
Photo by Sean Venn I’ve been thinking some lately about the story of the miracle Jesus performed in Luke 5:17–26: One day He was teaching; and there were some Pharisees and teachers of the law sitting there, who had come from every village of Galilee and Judea and from Jerusalem; and the power of the… Continue reading Tearing apart the roof
Here in the Village we have mens’ and ladies’ meetings on most Saturday mornings. Sometimes they’ll be corporate meetings where all the men of the Village come together, but most of the time they’re “clan” meetings (we’ve divided the Village up into several small groups consisting of 4–5 households, which we affectionately call “clans”, so… Continue reading The pearl