True Peace

In A.D. 70 the Roman general Titus surrounded the city of Jerusalem. The Empire had had enough of rebellions of the Jews and sought to bring to an end to the rebel’s take over of the city in A.D. 66. The total destruction of the Jewish Temple during the Roman attack brought to an end centuries of Jewish worship and priestly ministry in the Temple. It was not rebuilt, and Judaism changed…

Making Peace

He would say things like “Mr. Powell, words are your tools. Would you trust a mechanic that just tossed his tools around his shop as if they meant little to him? Words are your tools, Mr. Powell. If you aren’t going to use them well, you are an unfaithful steward of the gift God gives you!” The words of my homiletics professor hit me like a ton of bricks. Needless to say,…