Irreplaceable

This is the heading Nadia Bagdanov, 1924-2013 Rest in Peace “There is nothing that can replace the absence of someone dear to us, and one should not even attempt to do so. One must simply hold out and endure it. At first that sounds very hard, but at the same time it is also a […]

Eric Metaxas at 2012 National Prayer Breakfast

Eric Metaxas spoke at the National Prayer Breakfast which you can watch below, well worth the 30 minutes.  He is a well-known author, his biography on Dietrich Bonhoeffer is a good read.

Bonhoeffer

Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy.  A Righteous Gentile vs. The Third Reich. Eric Metaxas. Loved this book.  Bonhoeffer is a champion of the faith.  He grapples with believing in a very difficult context at a very young age.  He does the unthinkable and stands up to every conceivable authority structure in his life.  Challenging the […]

Getting Along in Church

I ran across a marvelous quote by Dietrich Bonhoeffer from his book Life Together: “A pastor should not complain about his congregation, certainly never to other people, but also not to God.  A congregation has not been entrusted to him in order that he should become its accuser before God and men.” It reminded me […]