When you sing “I’m so glad I’m a part of the family of God,” do you imagine your local congregation, or do you picture the Global Church – the Bride of Christ? Continue reading The Church as a Family?
Are spiritual gifts just Meyers-Briggs personalities dressed in sheep’s clothing? Maybe not. Continue reading Spiritual Gifts
Never before have I been so quickly offended by a book. Continue reading Letters to the Church
I’ve never found a Bible verse or passage that read “Thou shalt visit the elderly,” followed by a list of how and why, in order to convince you. And yet I doubt that any of us would question the value of doing such a thing. Continue reading Gray Hairs and Great-Uncles
Church is not an event that takes place on Sunday mornings, rather, the church is a body. Continue reading Jesus but not the Church?
Whether you live in an apartment complex, or surrounded by cows and squirrels, we have something in common: neighbors. Continue reading The Gospel Next Door
Unless we change our hearts, our actions will never completely change. Continue reading Book Review: How People Change
We cannot be both a consumer-driven and gospel-centered believer. The one excludes the other. Either you complain, avoid, and dread service or you follow Christ’s example of selfless love. Continue reading I-Centered Christianity
Brimming with Scripture, personal stories, and good writing, this book is a poetic primer on a concept she names “radically ordinary hospitality.” Continue reading Book Review: The Gospel Comes with a House Key
We come together, not because of any natural draw to each other, but because of our mutual attraction to our Savior. He draws people who would never relate in any other sphere, and He enables their relationship through His blood. Continue reading Gospel Relationships: Transcending Work and Weather