Feasting on the RiverWalk

A couple of quick reviews in case you’re interested in eating along the San Antonio River downtown.  Time was, food along the river was ordinary or worse; the cafes were trading on location and setting – patios along a romantic promenade – but definitely not on the quality of the food. Times, as they say,Continue reading “Feasting on the RiverWalk”

Our Many Debts to Catholicism

I will shortly post an excerpt from Michael Casey’s Sacred Reading:  The Ancient Art of Lectio Divina.  Casey is an Australian Catholic monk from Tarrawarra.  Suffice to say for now that we evangelicals – and I’m not so sure I am one, after all that – owe a great debt to the Catholic Church andContinue reading “Our Many Debts to Catholicism”

A. W. Tozer: Think Accurately of God

McGuiggan’s tagline is “Think Noble Thoughts of God.” Yes, for our sake rather than his. A. W. Tozer’s take on it is that we should think accurately of God: Our idea of God [should] correspond as nearly as possible to the true being of God…A right conception of God is to practical Christian living, whatContinue reading “A. W. Tozer: Think Accurately of God”

How to Study the Bible, Part I

Some of the guys in the men’s group of which I am a part have voiced their frustration at not being able to study the Bible “well.” They look at a few of the other guys in there who have a steady “devotional life” (whatever that means), and they say, “I wish I could studyContinue reading “How to Study the Bible, Part I”