Contending for the New

In Genesis 15, the call to Abram and his dialog with God form a microcosm of the call to all fathers—you and me included. As I conclude this little intro series in the next few verses, things quickly take a strange turn. What’s going on? “And (God) said to him, ‘I am the LORD who…

You Can’t Do it Alone, Man

“Then the word of the Lord came to Abram, saying, ‘This man will not be your heir; but one who shall come forth from your own body, he shall be your heir.’ ” (Gen 15:4) Let us now pause and give thanks for Woman. Abram will have an heir. He’s going to be a son, not…