Posts from June 2016

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Junk Food and Junk Happiness

by Brent Karding

I love food. If you want to make my mouth water, tell me that spaghetti sauce is in the crock pot for tonight’s supper, or that marinated baby back ribs are currently on the BBQ, or that strawberry shortcake is on the menu for dessert. Isn’t it wonderful that God made food more than just […]

The Most Important Hours of Life

by Brent Karding

Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a German theologian who was executed in April 1945, just weeks before World War II ended, for his part in a plot to kill Hitler. I have been listening to an audio version of Eric Metaxas’s excellent biography of him, Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy, and have been struck by his godliness […]

Did God Get It Right?

by Brent Karding

Last week, I read a quotation by Tim Keller on Facebook that blew me away: “Worry is not believing God will get it right, and bitterness is believing God got it wrong.” Think about the first part of that sentence for a moment. Do you really believe that, as a Christian, God is both sovereign […]

Next “Singing with Understanding” Hymn

by Brent Karding

Now that we’ve finished enjoying the stanzas of “Come, We That Love the Lord” together, I want to spend some time digging up treasures from another great hymn of the faith. I was trying to choose what hymn to write on next, when it occurred to me that you should be the ones to choose the […]