The Rings of the Lord

By Robert Crosby Jesus had an inner circle. The Bible offers plenty of examples. As a matter of fact, he had several circles or rings of relationship around him. When the mother of James and John asked Jesus to allow her sons to enter one of those rings, he did not deny her request. However, [Read More…]

The Dangers of "Radical" Faith (and What They Teach Us)

My father has served for decades as an elder and pastor in non-denominational evangelical churches. ┬áHe devoted extraordinary amounts of time to caring for the people in the congregations: visiting the ill, comforting the dying, counseling couples in crisis, encouraging those who wrestled with depression or mental illness or the loss of a loved one, [Read More…]