In the incarnation, the Christmas climax to say the least, we have the Son of God enter into the world by taking on a human nature enfleshed. When the Son of God assumed this human nature, he did not surrender his divine nature or rights.Read More
If you are familiar with the story of the days leading up to the birth of Christ, you may be surprised by the way angels seems to be everywhere in the story.
What kind of world has angels this present within it?
In short: your world.Read More
In Advent, we step into the waiting of Israel, who waited for hundreds/thousands of years for the promised Savior King. We step into this, not just so we can try to feel what they felt, but also, to remind ourselves that we too, like Israel, are a people waiting for the promised Savior King. (No longer waiting for his first coming, but now for his second.)Read More
Often, those who have grown up in the church receive conflicting messages that emerge out of a bits and pieces theology. You hear that it is wrong and sinful to be angry, but then you read about Jesus turning tables over in the temple and beating people with a whip? That can be quite confusing.Read More
When we think about our heroes of the faith, both young and old, I’m afraid we too often think their belief existed independent of a constant reorientation to the Lord.Read More
Not since the sixties have we seen protest in America like we have in the last few years.
Whatever your opinions might be of our cultural situation, one thing is for certain: People who have long since denied the notion of objective truth and absolute evil are now crying out in protest.Read More
Last week I drafted a hit list. I sat down with a pen and pad, listing out three men I wished were dead. I prepared a plan to begin working to end each of these men and vowed to God, my wife, and my community to work everyday at killing them.
If I may, I would like to share this list with you?Read More
Hospitals creep me out. I never spent much time in hospitals until I got married.Read More
Why using big words and a wide vocabulary might not help you achieve your goals as a ChristianRead More
What are Gospel Communities? This is a question I’ve heard a lot over the past few months. This is a question I’ve asked a lot over the past few months.Read More
Your pastors know the struggles of being human and they need encouragement just like everyone else.Read More
"It isn't Narnia, you know," sobbed Lucy. "It's you. We shan't meet you there. And how can we live, never meeting you?"Read More