How do we relate to, say goodbye (hello?) to someone who walks away from the faith? And do we still interact with them? Do they still have something to teach us? Or do we simply reject them?Before 1989 her name was Leslie. Reckless, leather skirts, … [Read more...] about Goodbye Leslie. Hello Sam.
In Christ AloneWhen we see salvation whole, its every single part is found in Christ,And so we must beware lest we derive the smallest drop from somewhere else.For if we seek salvation, the very name of Jesus … [Read more...] about In Christ Alone
All our sin is definitely forgiven in Christ. There is no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. But that doesn't mean that sin does no damage. Sin is not an unruly puppy barking, it's the fire blasting out of a dragon’s maw. It destroys … [Read more...] about Destructive Theology: Introduction to Ephesians
I’ve watched it happen, and I’ve done it myself. I’ve seen two people sit down and one of them drops the “gospel bomb.” Eyes widen, and a look of something like betrayal comes over one person’s face. And the relationship is never the same. What made … [Read more...] about Good News Gone Bad
Get ready for a more academic blog this week--this time, we are looking at examples how even good teachers can make big errors when confronted with the Bible defeating their own theology. But when we are looking at these matters, raising our rhetoric … [Read more...] about Blinded by Insight
Attending to the funeral and burial of one's mother, as I did in 2011, does something to you. It violates the way things should be. I imagine everyone who has done this has experienced the hard-to-explain, but very real topsy-turvy feelings that … [Read more...] about Fruit Overflowing