Unless we change our hearts, our actions will never completely change. Continue reading Book Review: How People Change
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
It seems that the more we talk about things like racism, religion, gender identity, and other platforms of discrimination, the more divided we become. Is it even worth it? Continue reading Do You Discriminate?
The pursuit of holiness is not optional. It is a Christian necessity. Continue reading Article 1 of 3 – Foundations
Are you awake? Are you like the servants preparing for His return… Continue reading Living in Light of Eternity
Recently, I joined a group of students who were asked to share about Christianity in an “Interfaith Dialogue” with a group of about twenty Buddhist monks at a nearby temple in Chiang Mai, Thailand. An interesting discussion developed as the lead monk explained the Buddhist foundation for morality.
His moral foundation was not unlike that of many, if not most, Americans today. This discussion led to the students sharing four supporting reasons for biblical faith, beginning with morality. Continue reading Four Arguments for God
The good news: you can get there from right where you are! The task of preparing for effective, long-term, cross-cultural service is huge, but not impossible. Continue reading You Can Get There From Here
For Rome, Christianity was not simply new or unusual, but fundamentally so; dangerously so. In “Destroyer of the gods,” Larry Hurtado reveals the distinctions that set Christianity apart from, and in stark opposition with, the Roman world. Continue reading Destroyer of the gods: Early Christian Distinctiveness in the Roman World
In recent weeks, an event entitled “The Fierce Urgency of Now,” coinciding with Martin Luther King Jr. Day, was advertised in my town: “Inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King and the civil rights movement, an environmental justice movement is gathering … Continue reading The Mission of the Church: The Fierce Urgency of Now