Why does the Lord bless us and is its timing significant?

A couple of days ago, I wrote about how the only ministry failure is the failure to remain faithful. You can read that post here.

We are, at least sometimes, called to serve out of weakness

Anybody reading the Bible can tell you that it is full of commands to serve. Few honest, Bible-reading Christians come to a conclusion other than

What should we make of dreams?

Yesterday, David Robertson wrote a post about whether dreams can legitimately be from the Lord or not. You can read his article here. It was

CS Lewis is essentially right on giving but his definition is hard to apply to the ultra poor

When he’s on his game, CS Lewis is awesome. I have often turned to his view on giving and found it really helpful. Here is

What are spiritual gifts?

During some study of this question several years ago, I came across Ken Berding’s book What are Spiritual Gifts? I continue to find the view he advances

Tax avoidance, tithes and total depravity

Tax avoidance seems to have taken centre stage in the news of late. In particular, HSBC have found themselves in the firing line (see here).