Sentences (Again)

   A month or so ago I wrote a post simply made up of theological sentences that I held to and believed.  The idea was based (ridiculously loosely) on Peter Abelard's classic Medieval theological textbook Sentences.  It was I think, the most read post I've ever had, so I figured I'd re-gift it.   Here are a... Continue Reading →

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45 Seconds On Belief

   Everyone is living out some system of belief.  The question simply comes down to which one.  Are you living out the belief system that this world and what it has to offer are the best or only prize?  Or do your steps, which always speak better than words about what a person really believes,... Continue Reading →

The Filthy We Were (Zechariah 3)

   Then he showed me Joshua the high priest standing before the angel of the Lord, and Satan standing at his right hand to accuse him. And the Lord said to Satan, 'The Lord rebuke you, O Satan! The Lord who has chosen Jerusalem rebuke you! Is not this a brand plucked from the fire?'... Continue Reading →

60 Seconds of Thanks

   I am thankful that Jesus Christ is a real Savior, the only Son of a real God, who sustains every person who believes in Him with real grace.   We do not worship a theory.  We are not watched over and cared for and held by an idea.  If you have called upon the... Continue Reading →

Where Do We Go From Here?

   The following is my final e-mail to CrossBridge Church: It's generally a good thing to get a taste of your own medicine. If it's real medicine, anyway.   Sunday, in between cups of coffee and bouts with my flesh, I offered the goodness of Jesus Christ as the purpose for living, as the thing... Continue Reading →

A Marriage, a Death, and a Public Faith

Abraham was not always a perfect husband. He was, at least twice, pretty despicable as far as husbandry is concerned. He gave his wife Sarah away in order to save his own skin, first to Pharaoh in Egypt and then to King Abimilech in Gerar. He also relented to his wife's momentary faithlessness (shadows of... Continue Reading →

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