Like most folks in Israel during that terrible drought during Ahab’s reign, the widow faced an unbearably difficult situation: one more bit of flour and oil for her son, then no more food. No rain in the land means no food in the house. Gathering the sticks for the fire kept her body busy, but […]

On Mondays, I’ll be sharing a quote from Christian history to help us learn and grow by engaging with those Christians who come before us as we sit at a soul table. Gerald May writes, “Homeostasis is necessary for life. It provides a stable home base, a resting place from which the body can respond […]

Pastor King Duncan relates a silly and sort of scandalous incident with an early church father: “When the father of Origen, a third century theologian, was arrested for being a Christian, Origen, then only 17, was aflame with the desire to follow his Dad and share in glorious martyrdom.  His mother pleaded with him not to […]