Things Are Not Always as They Appear

The Apostle Thomas was famously known as a doubter – but who, in fact, was he? We can, perhaps, understand a little bit more about our own struggles with with belief by considering Thomas’ story. The first of several parts.

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The Insanity of Our Discontent

by Mike Phay Albert Einstein is famously quoted as saying, “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.” I propose a new definition, with the help of 17th century English Puritan Jeremiah Burroughs, from his classic The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment: “What is it that satisfies […]

Known By Love: Taking Covenants Seriously

by Mike Phay If you are a Christian with even a modicum of exposure to those outside of the faith, you have probably experienced being labeled as a hypocrite. The bite of this accusation, though stemming from a perceived inconsistency between our words and our lives, is rooted in the repeated failure of believers to […]