John Adair


And his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.Isaiah 9:6 ESV Only a fool prefers war to peace. And yet, our world remains marked by what seems to be an unending stream of conflict—national, social, and personal. Such tedious sets of circumstances can weigh down even the sturdiest among …

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Born to Live

You will not abandon me to the realm of the dead, nor will you let your faithful one see decay. (Psalm 16:10, NIV) A birth prompts a whole range of responses. One of the most prominent is hope. When a person is born, we begin to imagine the promise of a life well-lived. What will …

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Deliberately Devised

But when the fullness of time had come, God sent forth his Son, born of woman, born under the law. (Galatians 4:4, ESV) Outfitted with secondhand furnishings, giveaways, and wedding gifts, our first apartment wasn’t much. What little money we had went to pay the rent on a place that overlooked its share of knife-fights, marital …

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