Recently, I was asked to say a few words about Isaiah. It is a big problem to say only “a word” about the book of Isaiah—sixty-six dense chapters, three distinct sections, neatly compiled over 250 years.
One of the parts of the book that stands out to me—and many of us—is the call and commissioning of Isaiah in chapter six.
I was born and raised in the sight of water in Hampton, Virginia. I was baptized and nurtured in the Presbyterian church. There was never a time when weekly worship attendance, the giving of ...