Entries by Brian Borgman

Pursue Love

On the way home I was thinking that I was thankful that we didn’t get into 1 Cor. 14:1. That one little phrase, “pursue love,” has gripped me. First, “pursue” comes from diōkō, which in some contexts means “to persecute.” It is to follow hard after something. As Roscoe P. Coltrane used to say, “I’m […]

Marriage and Spiritual Warfare Part 5

“in addition to all, taking up the shield of faith with which you will be able to extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one” Eph. 6:15 Trials come in all shapes and sizes. Trials change over the years. In the early years of marriage most of our trials were financial, where would we […]

Marriage and Spiritual Warfare, Part 4

“and having shod your feet with the preparation of the Gospel of peace” (Eph. 6:15). Almost 25 years ago I was at a pastors’ fraternal in California. I asked a friend of mine if he had any sermon tapes (yes, cassette tapes) I could listen to on my drive home. He gave me a handful […]