by Guest Contributor Don Brooks (bio at bottom of post) Before diving into this topic it is important I describe some caveats or guiding principles of my approach. These caveats will describe in general terms how I understand the metanarrative of the invisible realm and its involvement in the story of what God has done… Read More A Metanarrative of God’s Created Realms (Part 1)
What comes to mind if someone were to ask you what movies formed your childhood? This is an interesting question to ponder and many children have many kinds of experiences. Our family was not a huge movie-going family growing up but we did enjoy our movies at home. I was not personally a big movie… Read More 12 Angry Men – A Reflection
In this article I am proud to interview my younger brother about his newly published work, “A Captive’s Portion”. I am immensely proud of my brother in his accomplishment and look forward to the long career of quality writing that lies before him. Links to the book and how to get it will be provided.… Read More “A Captive’s Portion” – An Interview with Author C. K. Brooks.
by Editor Michael Brooks We continue the second entry in our “But God” series. You can find the introductory entry here. As we examine God’s actions in history as testified in the Scriptures we must begin, at the beginning. This beginning is when God created the good and perfect world, created the crown of creation… Read More But God – Part 2: Judgement, Promises and Grace (Genesis 3:8-24)
The following game I recently played at the chess club I organize in Grand Rapids, Michigan. We are in the middle of our club championship and with several strong players in the field every round matters. In the game featured below I am playing against my friend Isaac Zylstra. Isaac has been a strong player… Read More Chess Improvement: Playing with a Plan
When people envision their lives in the future too often they envision the very best version of what they want. If it is career, they envision the very best possible job. They envision this and are only truly happy if they get this kind of job. For some it is money and comfort. They see… Read More A Joyful Life: Modest Dreams that Matter
The two most important words in all of Scripture are “But God”. These two words form the hinge on which all of human history swings. Throughout the New Testament we see authors laying out the reality of our condition. The New Testament authors tell us of our rebellious allegiances, our evil desires, and our desire… Read More But God: A Study of the Actions of God in History – Part 1