“Theology must first be about a conversation with God…God speaks and we listen. The Christian theological framework is primarily about listening—listening to God. One of the great dangers we face in doing theology is our […]
“I recognize that many of us, as Christians, are hesitant to treat God’s Word as though it were a suspect or eyewitness statement that needs to be picked apart forensically. It almost seems to disrespect […]
That question has haunted me all week…
“When jury members conclude that a witness can be trusted, they must come to grips with what the witness has to say and use this testimony as the foundation for future decisions they may make […]
“One of the gifts God has given us through social media is to rob us of the assumption that the human race is on the best trajectory possible.” ~ Mike Erre
We’re diving into this again…buckle up!
What does it really mean to have someone’s back? Does supporting them mean that you can never be critical of their ideas or decisions? Is it good to be a “Yes Man/Woman” in your marriage […]
Can all of our society’s problems be solved by following two simple rules?
Are issues of social justice always just a local matter?
Christians who fail tend to avoid other Christians…especially when they are feeling bad and guilty in the midst of their failure. It’s sad to see this dynamic of the law happen in the church and […]
“To most people, God is an inference…not a reality. He is a deduction from evidence which they consider adequate; but He remains personally unknown to the individual. ‘He must be,’ they say, ‘therefore we believe […]
“Millions call themselves by His name, it is true, and pay some token homage to Him, but a simple test will show how little He is really honored among them. Let the average man be […]
“If you obey God with your whole heart, you’ll usually scare off the folks who want you to obey them.” ~ Meg Moseley
This question isn’t as crazy as you might think…
"Many people today, some well-intentioned and some not so much, are doing their best to soft-pedal the gospel in order to widen its appeal. But in reality, they're doing the exact opposite. When we make following Jesus a tag line, or view it as just something we add on to our lives without sacrificing anything, we are actually diminishing the value of the gospel. We do the gospel an injustice when we don't call people to sacrifice and give their entire lives to Jesus, because in doing so, what we're really saying is that following Jesus is not really all that important."~ Leighton Flowers