Good and Angry

September 28, 2017

Chapter 16, page 214

The supreme joy of being human is knowing your Father, knowing your good Shepherd, knowing your life-giving Spirit. 

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September 23, 2017

Vision without leadership is foolishness. Great ideas without follow-through is vanity.

A strategic plan without process a day-dream.

-Congressman Gary Palmer

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September 20, 2017

“He who prays as he ought will endeavor to live as he prays.” (John Owen)

Good and Angry

September 18, 2017

Chapter 15, page 191

Major sins are only minor sins grown up. 

City on a Hill

September 14, 2017

Chapter 1, page 23

What we should do instead is live in the present, learn from the past, and anticipate the future, while always looking to the Bible. 

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September 14, 2017

“Busyness in the King’s business is no excuse for neglecting the King” Bruce Wilkerson

Good and Angry

September 14, 2017

Chapter 14, page 179

Jesus is not just a pointer, like Solzhenitsyn or Martin Luther King Jr. He is the one to Whom the pointers point. His story shows incalculable wrong becoming transmuted into unfathomable good. 

Good and Angry

September 14, 2017

Chapter 14, page 178

We must learn to live honestly in the face of evils that don’t necessarily go away. You must learn to honestly face down your own evil in the light of bigger mercies: “I am selfish and sinful man, but God put his hands on me, that is all.”

Good and Angry

September 14, 2017

Chapter 14, page 177

The more insoluble and heartbreaking a problem, the smaller the action that is called for in any particular moment. 

City on a Hill

September 12, 2017

Chapter 1, page 20

“The most powerful nation in the history of the world will undergo a long, slow, demoralizing decline before finally collapsing under the weight of its own decadence. And as our civilization continues to decline, the church will have unprecedented opportunities to show the world what a difference it makes to be a Christian.”–Philip Graham Ryken