Author Archives: Pete

Grace Training

Been away for the past few days with some of my girls. Hard to get to my computer, but have been enjoying working my way through Titus. And, if I’m picking up what Paul has been laying down for Titus, … Continue reading

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Appealing Speech

It doesn’t make for good news headlines, but if more heeded the sage’s counsel, it probably would make for a better world. Inflammatory speech is big business nowadays. Outrageous rhetoric is sure to make the front page (for those who … Continue reading

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Mucking the Stalls

I know nothing of what it’s like to own an ox, but I have been around someone who owns a horse. And while riding those beasts might be fun and games (ok, and sometimes a lot of work), it’s a … Continue reading

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An Agapao Spectrum

Hovering over Paul’s final words to Timothy this morning. Thinking about this man who knew his “departure” was at hand–ready to be loosed from his earthly moorings and to set sail. Reflecting on what it was for him to have … Continue reading

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Sharing our Showbread

Ok . . . so not quite sure where this is going to go, but this morning’s reading in 2Timothy led to an interesting rabbit trail. Spent a bit of time noodling on two connected things that I wouldn’t have … Continue reading

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Acting Presumptuously

You’re not going to find it among the seven deadly sins. I’m not sure if I started brainstorming and did a brain-dump of all the types of transgression against God I could think of, that I’d even list this one. … Continue reading

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The Joy of the LORD

It’s not like they didn’t have just cause to mourn. Not like there was no good reason to grieve. In fact, under any other circumstance, their tears would have been the appropriate response to what they had just heard preached. … Continue reading

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