The Watchman on the Wall
The watchman on the wall is a venerated archetype of the prophetic servant standing guard outside his community so that he might warn the village of approaching danger. It’s a romantic stereotype that many have embraced, but it may not be the best model for ministry. And if one chooses to live this way, it may actually do them more harm than good. One problem is the idea that the prophet ought to remain outside his village….
Apostles, Prophets and Quadriplegics
We got the dispatch information and drove toward his home. It would be a while before we got there so I closed my eyes and asked God to show me something about the patient we were going to pick up. I was excited wondering, did God want to heal him? The first thing I saw was the clear, unmistakable face of James Goll, with a big smile on his face. The image remained for a…