We are in the Wilderness, Part 1

We are in the Wilderness, Part 1

The story of the exodus from Egypt is quite familiar to students of the Bible. God, having seen the plight of his people, decided to lead them out of slavery and into the land ...

READ MORE +
0
You Can’t Keep a Good Man Down

You Can’t Keep a Good Man Down

“I returned and saw under the sun that – The race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong (Ecclesiastes 9:11a).” Simen Hegstad Krueger of Norway had trained ...

READ MORE +
0
Controlled By Fear

Controlled By Fear

Have you ever wondered how difficult it must have been to be a prophet? I am certain the position was not one of glamour. The prophets we read in scripture were often passing ...

READ MORE +
0
Granddaddy, Guns, and a Call to Personal Action

Granddaddy, Guns, and a Call to Personal Action

In the latest edition of Desert Spiritual, Timothy Gunnells reflects on lessons he learned from his grandfather, the current cultural milieu, and issues some admonitions to ...

READ MORE +
0
Can I Meditate on Scripture If I Don’t Like to Read?

Can I Meditate on Scripture If I Don’t Like to Read?

Recollection and understanding of Scripture is key to spiritual health and development. It’s also imperative for faith to begin, as Paul reminds the church at Rome in Romans ...

READ MORE +
0
Looking For Love in All the Wrong Places

Looking For Love in All the Wrong Places

“And when they say to you, ‘Seek those who are mediums and wizards, who whisper and mutter,’ should not a people seek their God? Should they seek the dead on behalf of the living ...

READ MORE +
0
Proof of Life

Proof of Life

“Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen (Hebrews 11:1).” Some immigrants to Austria from Muslim countries of origin are under scrutiny ...

READ MORE +
0
I Was In Prison and You Came To Me

I Was In Prison and You Came To Me

In early and post-Nicene Christian theology, hospitality was one of the most important graces a Christian could demonstrate to another person. This expression of love, care, and ...

READ MORE +
0