Nick Jones, a Regular Contributor to For The Church, and his wife Amanda have four beautiful daughters, Susannah, Ellie, Jane, and Claire. He has been in ministry for fifteen years and is currently the lead pastor at The Church at Alden Bridge in The Woodlands, Texas. Nick has a B.A. from Houston Baptist University and an M.Div. Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. You can follow him on twitter at @nickpjones.
The time had come for God’s justice to be laid out on the Amalekites, and King Saul was to be the mediator. But, as often is the case, a simple command gets transfigured into something more palatable between the hearing and the doing.