Posts by Scott Roberts

Who’s the loudest is not who’s true!

If one is conscious of drawing one’s convictions from a solid, deep-rooted tradition, one inevitably has a sense of quiet assurance in one’s beliefs and a feeling that is the reverse of touchy defensiveness. If, on the other hand, one is bursting with notions which gush from sheer personal predilection operative outside the discipline of…

A Reflection for Parents

I ran across these words today in my devotion, and they are both a challenge and an encouragement.  Thomas Fuller, who lived between 1601 and 1661, penned an insightful thought.  As he reflected on the genealogy of Jesus in Matthew 1, he wrote, Lord, I find the genealogy of my Saviour strangely checkered with four…

True Community requires Fellowshipping

A Thought experiment Imagine a group of people where no one ever talked to each other, or hung out together, or was aware of the happenings in each other’s lives.  Now imagine the same group but instead of never talking, these folks never stopped talking; instead of never hanging out, these people are always together;…