Entries by Brian Borgman

What Are You Going to Read This New Year?

By: Brian BorgmanNew Years is a great time to reset your resolve and set your sights on spiritual pursuits. We are commanded to grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ (2 Pet. 3:16). Reading is an important part of the growth process. Let me give you some unasked for advice about […]

Resentful and Angry

By: Brian BorgmanI am reading through the Old Testament in the Holman Christian Standard Bible. Sometimes a different translation provides a fresh reading of well-known passages. Such was the case today in reading about Ahab in 1 Kings 20-21. R.G. Lee described Ahab as that “vile human toad who squatted befoulingly on the throne of […]

I am a Rock, I am an Island

By: Brian Borgman In 1965 Paul Simon wrote,  I’ve built wallsA fortress, steep and mightyThat none may penetrateI have no need of friendshipFriendship causes pain.It’s laughter and it’s loving I disdain.I am a rockI am an island…And a rock feels no painAnd an island never cries In the 10th century, BC, Solomon wrote,He who separates […]