When the Tail Wags the Dog

“Now I am departing from the world; they are staying in this world, but I am coming to You. Holy Father, You have given Me Your name; now protect them by the power of Your name so that they will be united just as we are.” (John 17:11 NLT) Friedrich Nietzsche wrote: “It is notContinue reading “When the Tail Wags the Dog”

The Unifying Power of Prayer

“They all met together and were constantly united in prayer…” (Acts 1:14a NLT) Unity on some level isn’t difficult to achieve. People unite under all kinds of banners, from politics to sports; from workout plans to diets; from rights to wrongs. But, ironically, the Church really struggles to get some measure of unity. Why doContinue reading “The Unifying Power of Prayer”

Unity Without the Gospel

“How wonderful and pleasant it is when brothers live together in harmony!” (Psalm 133:1 NLT) It is wonderful to live in harmony and oneness, especially in a family – husbands and wives, moms and dads, parents and children, and even as co-workers or neighbors. And as we think of the Church as the “Family ofContinue reading “Unity Without the Gospel”