What’s More Powerful For Spiritual Growth: The Answers Or The Questions?

Do you ever get the impression that Christian discipleship is about little more than getting the answers right?  It’s as though you just had to read enough books and know the answers better than anyone else. But if it’s true that the answers you get are determined by the questions you ask, then isn’t it … Continue reading What’s More Powerful For Spiritual Growth: The Answers Or The Questions?

Covenant-First Window Devotional #4 – David and Harp Window

On Mondays through the summer, I will be running a series of devotionals based on the stained glass windows at Covenant-First Presbyterian.   These devotionals originally ran in the Covenant Courier newsletter, and we are editing them for re-issue as a devotional later this summer.  All the photos are by our member, nature photographer Jerry Fritsch.  We invite … Continue reading Covenant-First Window Devotional #4 – David and Harp Window

Covenant-First Window Devotional #2 – Ruth and Naomi Window

On Mondays through the summer, I will be running a series of devotionals based on the stained glass windows at Covenant-First Presbyterian.   These devotionals originally ran in the Covenant Courier newsletter, and we are editing them for re-issue as a devotional later this summer.  All the photos are by our member, nature photographer Jerry Fritsch.  We invite … Continue reading Covenant-First Window Devotional #2 – Ruth and Naomi Window

The Inspiring Event Two Churches Planned For Racial Harmony (Meditation on Ephesians 2:14)

Racial tension in Cincinnati was at a peak in 2001.  Riots had broken out in downtown.  Distrust ran deep.  You could feel the walls that had been built up in the community over the years.  In that mix, Northminster Presbyterian Church, a predominantly white congregation, and Winton Hills Presbyterian,  a predominantly black congregation, determined that … Continue reading The Inspiring Event Two Churches Planned For Racial Harmony (Meditation on Ephesians 2:14)