We are given place in our human experience, before God and the world, to treat the broken world just as it is: broken. To mourn and to cry and to weep and to be sad over things that call for it. That require it, even. Tears should frequent the faces of the saints.
Gleanings are some items I’ve found lying around the web that I’ve found helpful this week. The Gospel in Iran This is one of the most encouraging articles I have read in awhile, in regards to the power of Gospel in the face of overwhelming odds and staggering persecution. It’s amazing what God is doing inContinue reading “Gleanings – May 17, 2019”
The beautiful and expansive Gospel leaves something out. Although immensely inclusive, it is also shockingly exclusive. Although expansive, there is no room in the Gospel for certain things.
As you speak with your child about Jesus, God’s Word, and their relationship with God, there are several biblical values that should frame your approach to this ongoing conversation.
The Apostle Thomas was famously known as a doubter – but who, in fact, was he? We can, perhaps, understand a little bit more about our own struggles with with belief by considering Thomas’ story. The first of several parts.
I found this great definition of the work of a theologian over on Steve Holme’s blog, Shored Fragments. It’s worth a read and a ponder, especially in regards to the centrality of Christ’s church in the work of theology. As a pastor, I have often wrestled with my (seemingly unneeded) work as a theologian. This wasContinue reading “A Good Theologian”