A Good Decision

A Good Decision

Good news out of Washington is uncommon enough these days that it is worth commenting on. Good news for religious people—including Christians—is even less common. This week, however, has brought some good news in the form of a Supreme Court decision, Carson v. Makin....
A Good Decision

Managing Paul’s Entourage

As we have seen, Paul rarely traveled alone. Throughout his journeys he regularly recruited companions to accompany him. Sometimes he was joined for brief periods by messengers who were sent from churches. Other individuals traveled with Paul almost continuously....
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Paul’s Missionary Entourage

In the beginning, Paul’s missionary strategy was assigned by the Holy Spirit (Acts 13:1–3), who specifically directed the church at Antioch to commission both Barnabas and Saul. Later, the chapter intimates that Barnabas was not Paul’s only companion. At...
A Good Decision

Me Too

It’s been a weird eight days. Last Wednesday the girl who shares my life began to feel sick. By mid-afternoon she had decided that she would skip prayer meeting that night, so I went to church alone. I found that I was having trouble concentrating, and by the...