Dana Jacobson & Forgiveness & Christians Protesting

Friends, I have been hearing this story about the ESPN personality who evidently forgot her lines. I read this at Christian Post: Christian groups protested ESPN last week when they felt it was slow to take disciplinary action against Jacobson for her anti-Christian tirade on Jan. 11 at a roast in Atlantic City, N.J. There,… Continue reading Dana Jacobson & Forgiveness & Christians Protesting

90 Days with Jesus, Day 87: John 20:11-23: Jesus’ Message

John 20:11-23 (90 Days with Jesus, Day 87) But Mary stood outside the tomb crying. As she wept, she bent over to look into the tomb and saw two angels in white, seated where Jesus’ body had been, one at the head and the other at the foot. They asked her, “Woman, why are you… Continue reading 90 Days with Jesus, Day 87: John 20:11-23: Jesus’ Message

Elton Trueblood on Sin, Moralism, and Jesus

Friends, The following paragraphs are from Elton Trueblood’s The Predicament of Modern Man, chapter 3: The Impotence of Ethics. You can access the entire work here. Isn’t it amazing how there is nothing new under the sun? Especially note the paragraph in blue, it is simply beautiful.  *  *  *  *  * “We understand much of the distinction between… Continue reading Elton Trueblood on Sin, Moralism, and Jesus

David Wells on the Nature of Theology

Friends, David Wells has written some of the most important books I have personally read. (I referenced four of them on my ‘Books’ page.) Here’s an excerpt from an essay I found online: The nature of evangelical theology is determined for it by the nature of that Word of which it is the exposition and… Continue reading David Wells on the Nature of Theology

Worship as Proclamation: 1 Corinthians 10-11

Friends, here is the last part of the series on worship. The sermon is based on 1 Corinthians 10-11. It develops the idea that worship is, at its core, saying something about God. In fact, it may say more about God than it says about us; although, to be sure, it says something about what… Continue reading Worship as Proclamation: 1 Corinthians 10-11