Simplicity and Stuff (Part 3)

“The inward reality of simplicity involves the life of joyful unconcern for his or her possessions.” Richard Foster https://soundcloud.com/musingthemysteries/simplicity-and-stuff-part-3 This 13 minute podcast is my final offering on Simplicity and Stuff. I trust that it will remind you of the Scriptural-ness, if not the benefits of living simply. The great circuit-riding evangelist and founder of …

James on Justice (An Appeal for Classless Christianity) James 5:1-6

Here we are finally in the last chapter of James making a slow descent toward the runway to land this thing. We’ll be taking just the first half of chapter 5 today and finishing up next time. As I’ve been saying all along, James’ letter addresses and undresses classism, the idea and lifestyle that one …

Friends With Prostitutes

We’ve been talking about the prostituted woman, Rahab, and her encounter with the two Jewish spies, and what this story teaches us about our part in God’s Friendship Quest… I love the fact that the very first “convert” in the Promised Land was an idolatrous prostitute! If that doesn’t show us something about God’s wide …

Simplicity and Stuff

I gave a primer on the topic of Simplicity in both blog and podcast form. After that I shared two symptoms of a simple life: sincerity and spontaneity. Here I share in outlinish form about Simplicity and Stuff, you know, possessions, money, and just stuff. I put some meat on these bare bones in a …

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