Walking the Path of the Perpetrator
Each of us has caused harm in the world. Sitting with that reality is painful - but it is an essential part of the Christian walk.Comments 5
The Limits of the Law
Now we know that the law is good, if one uses it legitimately. This means understanding that the law is laid down not for the innocent but for the lawless and disobedient, for the godless and sinful, for the unholy and profane, for those who kill their father or mother, for murderers, fornicators, sodomites, slave traders, liars, perjurers, and whatever else is contrary to...
Worshiping a Suffering Savior
Who has believed what we have heard?And to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed? For he grew up before him like a young plant, and like a root out of dry ground; he had no form or majesty that we should look at him, nothing in his appearance that we should desire him. He was despised and rejected by others; a...
Guarding Each Other’s Dignity
Living in the Kingdom requires us to slow down so that everyone can keep up.
Many of us want to talk about our faith. How can we get started?
Welcoming the Gifts God Sends Us
In order to remain healthy and faithful, we must nurture all spiritual gifts, not just the ones that make us comfortable.
The Judgment of a Loving God
The judgment of God isn't pleasant to think about, but the idea that God makes no distinction between someone who suffers for righteousness and someone who cheerfully inflicts suffering is too terrible to contemplate.
Integrity and the Lie of “Authenticity”
It is easy to think that "being your authentic self" and living with integrity are the same thing, but are they?
Trusting the God Who Rests
God makes time for rest. Will we do the same?
Welcome to Babylon
My world - pluralistic, cosmopolitan, individualistic and consumption-based - is permeated by a worldview that I call Babylon. Even if you do not live in Babylon, I can assure you that you are touched by the long shadow that it casts.