Posts by pwilkinson

Why is He Worthy?

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In ethics, or at least the sort of ethics I teach, I generally begin with a discussion of value. I distinguish between extrinsic value and...


It’s A Sign

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A plaguing question for the believer is how do we know when something is an actual sign from God? Is it merely subjective experience? Do I just...


The Best for Last

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I once sought to write a paper about God’s illogical ways. A wise professor challenged me to use the term paradoxical rather than logical. In...


Conspicuous Anonymity

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The Wedding in Cana is a challenging passage of scripture. It’s a well-known story and one of our many human flaws is we find it...


Who Is Jesus

Simple Obedience

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The people didn't know the miracle that was about to take place. They had no other options but to trust and obey. What is simple obedience?


There’s A Time and A Place

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One of my favorite lines from the wonderful song “Cry No More” by The Cross Movement is: “This is what many are having beef with;...


An Unachievable Balance

Wedding Bells are Ringing!

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When was the last time you were invited to a wedding as a guest? Did you consider it an honor to be invited? What stood...


Straight from Heaven

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John the Baptist: the cousin of Jesus. John the Baptist: the one who preceded Jesus’ birth by six months. John the Baptist: the one who...


Walking with the Holy Spirit

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John the Baptist’s background story begins in Luke 1. While performing his temple duties, Zechariah was visited by an angel of the Lord, later identified...


We Need a Move

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One of the most convicting times of my life was years ago when I was teaching a group on Sunday mornings and we came to...


Who Is Jesus

This Is The Real Deal

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Although He didn't personally know Christ yet, He knew that He was the real deal, the promised One. We, too, are called to make Him known.


A League All His Own

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At first glance, the exercise of defining God might seem incredibly difficult, nigh impossible. But, thanks to Saint Anselm of Canterbury, it is actually a...