The Cosmos Is More Crowded Than You Think

A very important and enjoyable article about heavenly beings I don’t ordinarily think about. What’s so strange is that the illustration associates angels with wings, something the Bible never does! If someone wants wings and Biblical examples, they must consider cherubim or seraphim, not angels.

John Stott’s Global God

John Stott taught two classes, Sermon on the Mount and Pastoral Epistles, for one quarter in 1972 at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Illinois. I was fortunate to take both. Along with John’s compassion, I sensed his unique God-given authority and mission described in the article. John strove to help build the global church and study birds in joyous combined adventure.

If I Had to Bow to an Idol, It Would Be the Sun

I have pondered such thoughts myself for years, wondering what it would have been like to worship some natural object. I too have found that meditating on the sun shows me God’s nature in a unique way. I appreciated Wilson’s point that the sun gives us an image of God’s “mysterious combination of immense distance and felt presence.” I thank him for putting such a clear reminder of himself in the sky where we can see it every day.

How White Rule Ended in Missions

I don’t disagree with the article’s content. However, the title seems incongruous with the content of the article. My concern is not only the lack of harmony between title and content but that those who notice the prominently displayed title and do not read the article may well come away with the impression that white rule in global missions has fully ended.

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