Bible Note #20 — Deuteronomy 22:6-7 and Cruelty to the Vulnerable and Weak

Deuteronomy 22:6-7 [ESV] “If you come across a bird’s nest in any tree or on the ground, with young ones or eggs and the mother sitting on the young or on the eggs, you shall not take the mother with the young.  You shall let the mother go, but the young you may take for yourself, that it … Continue reading

Pastor Note #33 — Kindness and the Gospel in a Broken World

A common feature of the pastoral life that I’ve lived for the past twenty-nine years has been that strangers to me will regularly come the church door and ask for me.  These are typically people faced with some sort of difficult personal and/or financial problem.  They come to me looking for help.  Sometimes I’ve been … Continue reading