Asking better questions.

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“What do you want me to do for you?” Jesus asked him. The blind man said, “Rabbi, I want to see.” – Mark 10:51

Why can we trust the Bible? Does science disprove God? Do you know what happens to you when you die? These are questions that I have read over and over again. Often they are publicity for an outreach series at a church, Christian Union or youth group. They are good questions to ask, and can raise some interesting discussions but I have always had a lingering question at the back of my mind about whether or not they are the questions people seeking Jesus are actually asking. Continue reading “Asking better questions.”

Land of Our Sojourn

bread“I will sing my song, in the land of my sojourn.” Rich Mullins.

Rich Mullins was a Christian singer-songwriter through the 80’s and 90’s. Rich died in a car accident in 1997 but left a great legacy behind in the lives of a lot of people. Google him; you will not be disappointed. I rarely like Christian music but I like Rich’s music because it is a mix of real life pain and struggle with a silver lining of faith. Rich, like many of us wrestled with his faith in a heaven-dwelling God when faced with the pain of a life on Earth but he never gave up on the hope that he had found. He wrote a song called Land of my Sojourn. It is about life in America as one who believed his real home was in another place, a place where all is good and there is no longer any pain; an eternity with Jesus. Until then he would sojourn in the USA. Continue reading “Land of Our Sojourn”