Articles by: John Hamilton

Brother John's Reflections

Reforming Memory

Reforming Memory

Then I brought your father Abraham from the region beyond the River and led him through the entire land of Canaan. I made his descendants numerous, and gave him Isaac. To Isaac I gave Jacob and Esau. To Esau I assigned the mountain region of Seir in which to settle […]

by × August 18, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

The Common Good

The Common Good

So Joshua said to the children of Israel, “Come here and listen to the words of the Lord, your God. This is how you will know that there is a living God in your midst, who at your approach will dispossess the Canaanites. The ark of the covenant of the […]

by × August 17, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Mission and Self-Esteem

Mission and Self-Esteem

It well may be that nothing is more sought after and yet found more elusive than what we term “self-esteem.” It is psychologically understood to be our subjective evaluation of ourselves, and we have come to recognize it as a significant influence on a person’s behavior.

by × August 15, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Fearing the Lord

Fearing the Lord

And now Israel, what does the Lord your God ask of you but to fear the Lord your God, to walk in all His ways, to love Him, and to worship the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your being, to keep the Lord’s commandments and […]

by × August 14, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Fixing In Our Hearts

Fixing In Our Hearts

When he was campaigning for President in 2000, George W. Bush issued a values critique of the Clinton administration by saying: “Our generation has a chance to reclaim some essential values, to show we have grown up before we grow old.” Politics aside, as a member of Bush’s generation I found myself pondering his words.

by × August 11, 2017 ×