“He is not a tame lion...but he is good” is how C.S. Lewis describes Aslan in his classic “The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe".   Aslan, of course, represents Christ and by this succinct description Lewis unveils a paradoxical side of God with which so many of us struggle.  Our God is good, so very good; but he is not tame; certainly if one were to define “tame” as predictable. The poet William Cowper was spot on when he wrote: “God works in mysterious ways his wonders to perform”; in a similar vein the apostle Paul writes: “How unsearchable his judgements, and his paths beyond tracing out! Who has known the mind of the Lord?”

In this video we will visit:
  • Deir el-Medina, Qesm Al Wahat Al Khargah, New Valley Governorate, Egypt

part of Wild Places Series

Surprising how and where God nurtures his people. Where we seek to protect and shield; God is not intimidated with “at risk” situations. Whether it’s the “iron-smelting furnace” of Egypt or the “vast and dreadful wilderness” God shapes his people in extraordinary situations and circumstances; C.S. Lewis description is apt: ...