Daily Post #48

Blooming in Various Soils: Tim Challies is a blogger, author, and book reviewer who is well-known in the evangelical world. Here is an article about flowers, God’s glory, and the call to bloom no matter the soil. It is titled: “We Must, We Can, Bloom for Him.” This might be a comforting read for some, and a challenging read for others.

Disappointment: I have said it before and I will say it again: How you respond to disappointment will—more than almost anything else—determine your character, quality of life, and where you will be in five, ten, and 20 years. Life has its hard moments, its cracks: “There is a crack, a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in” (Leonard Cohen).

Herman Bavinck Quote: “But that life begun in Christ by faith must progress; those who are ‘infants in Christ’ (1 Corinthians 3:1) need to ‘put on the Lord Jesus Christ’ (Romans 13:14) and become mature in him.” (Reformed Ethics 325).

A Bit of Twisted Comfort: For all of us who have made mistakes…


Published by B.J. Condrey, PhD

Dr. Condrey holds a Bachelor of Arts in both Philosophy and Psychology from the University of Missouri-KC, a Master of Arts in Philosophy from the University of Southern Mississippi, and a Ph.D. in Ethics & Practical Theology from the University of Edinburgh. He is ACSI certified. Dr. Condrey writes courses and teaches Psychology, Bible, and C.S. Lewis at Enlightium Academy, where he began working in 2016. He has served as a youth, young adult, and small group pastor in the local church, and currently teaches Ethics at the University of Southern Mississippi. He has a book published by Wipf & Stock (Breaking Ground) along with other publications. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and writing, spending time with his family, traveling, trout fishing, family hikes, and drinking coffee! He is passionate about helping young people construct a biblical worldview so that their faith involves both the mind and heart. He has been married since 2009 and has two children.

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