God’s Smuggler | Part Three

God’s Smuggler is certainly an exciting read—but sometimes the questions it raises of our own hearts are rather uncomfortable. Chapter Seven: Behind the Iron Curtain Our swiftly changing culture can often make the cause of the gospel seem hopeless, tempting us to fury or despair. Seeing the power of Communism for the first time, Brother…

God’s Smuggler | Part One

Introduction The “Book of the Month” for April will be God’s Smuggler by Anne van der Bijl (better known as Brother Andrew) and John and Elizabeth Sherrill. As a child, this was one of my favorite books—an true story more thrilling than any novel, full of examples of the power of God and the value…

Respectable Sins | Part Five

Quotes [T]he serious of the sin of judgmentalism is not so much that I judge my brother as that in so doing I assume the role of God.—pg 144 Envy is the painful and oftentimes resentful awareness of an advantage enjoyed by someone else… But we don’t just envy people in general. Usually, there are…