November 2, 2010

Light in the Pit Part 3 Worship from the Dark Place

There another thing I would like to say about the pit and that is the importance of creating a place of worship right in the middle of your dark corner. One of the best ways to illustrate this is in a story that was relayed by Medford, Jedd and Erik Lokkesmoe.  In their book […]
October 29, 2010

Light in the Pit – Part 4 -What do you do with the God that put you there?

What comes to mind when you think of the name John the Baptist?  He was a fire- breathing preacher who didn’t care who he offended. He baptized a lot of people, ate locusts and honey, and his name served as an epithet for a modern denomination. However, did you know that John the Baptist […]
October 27, 2010

Light in the Pit 2 – How to Let Light In

I shared last week about the pit – a place no one ever wants to be in, yet for better or for worse, we all spend seasons there. I spoke of the thirty-three miners rescued from a two-mile deep hole (a record by any standard). One thing that caught my attention was how each […]
October 21, 2010

Light in the Pit

The world watched as 33 miners were dug out of a two-mile deep hole where they were stuck for almost 70 days. I could not help but to think of how being stuck in a pit can be a picture of life as there are seasons when you feel buried in a God-forsaken hole […]