One of the things many struggle to grasp is how divine sovereignty and human responsibility go together. How can God be in control of the world while at the same time we make choices that we are responsible for? This question continues to baffle minds and hearts.
By Brian Lowe
In a previous post, we looked at the king from Jonah 3 and his example of repentant leadership for those he was entrusted to lead. I asked, “What would it look like for men to assume this kind of posture in the way they lead in their various spheres of influence?” So, now, I want us to think about what it will take for this to happen.... Read More →
by Brian Lowe
In a previous post, we asked the question, “what would it look like for men to walk in humble repentance before God and toward those they were entrusted to lead?” This kind of leadership is needed in every sphere, but most definitely in our churches and families.
This post will seek to spell some of these things out more thoroughly…
What if men got off our thrones of entitlement and assumed privilege and became humble servants? ... Read More →
By Brian Lowe
On Sunday, we looked at Jonah 3. In the story, we see Jonah’s second chance at obedience and God’s kindness toward a people. But, we also see something striking in the response of the king of an evil city to the message of God’s prophet. And part of what we see in Jonah 3 is that the actions of the leader affected those entrusted to his care.... Read More →