Even though it has been over a month since I last blogged, that doesn't mean that I haven't had anything to say. On the contrary, I've had much on my mind in the midst of frantic busyness! Let's see, since I last posted... My wife and I have been to Scotland and come back (after … Continue reading The Refuge of God, The Value of Stillness & the Making of Lists
Those who know me well happen to know that I'm a connoisseur of fine tea. For some people, their hobby is knowing all about coffee. A pastor friend of mine is even part of a group that roasts their own coffee beans, creating unique blends. Other people enjoy learning about and brewing their own craft beer. Another pastor...
Author’s Note: This is the third part in a series on mankind’s search for the ideal — the perfect, the mature, the right. I m convinced that every human being, Christian or not, has at some depth a desire for things to “be right” in the world. This longing drives us to seek answers. Some … Continue reading In Search of the Ideal, Part 3: Death & Loss
Wouldn't be nice to one day be SO wealthy that all you have to do is call up your accountant and say, "Are the bills paid?" He'll say, "Yes, sir. As always." And you won't even have to ask, "Is there any money left?" because you know that there is plenty! Isn't that a great fantasy?
Paul, in 2 Corinthians says that God has given us a great treasure inside our jars of clay. He has given us the light of the knowledge of the person and work of Jesus Christ. This light pierces the darkness, just as it did on that day of Creation, and enlightens the world around it.
My name is John Newton. I'm 37 years old and this is the story of my battle with Meniere's Disease. I have never written it down before and even when my father suggested I do so a few months back, I hesitated. I didn't feel like writing at the time. These days, a re-aggravated back … Continue reading Me and ‘Mine Ears’: A Life Out of Balance, Part 2