Jesus, Kingdoms, and the Spirit (Luke 4)

Jesus, Kingdoms, and the Spirit Genesis 3, Luke 4 In my daily reading today, I found myself reflecting on the previous 3 chapters of Luke’s Gospel as I read the fourth chapter of Luke’s Gospel. As I did, I remembered a significant feature that begins each chapter. It goes something like this. In chapter 1… Continue reading Jesus, Kingdoms, and the Spirit (Luke 4)

Jesus Wants to Save Christians, pt 1

“My concern is provoked by the observation that so many who understand themselves to be followers of Jesus, without hesitation, and apparently without thinking, embrace the ways and means of the culture as they go about their daily living ‘in Jesus’ name.’ But the ways that dominate our culture have been developed either in ignorance… Continue reading Jesus Wants to Save Christians, pt 1

Eugene Peterson: Tell it Slant, pt 4 in the Conversations in Spiritual Theology

Friends, I have made it no secret here that my favorite author, far and away, is Eugene Peterson. I have been devouring his books since a professor in College introduced me to his writings in a small book on the Revelation called Reversed Thunder. Well, Peterson’s work has come a long way and I have… Continue reading Eugene Peterson: Tell it Slant, pt 4 in the Conversations in Spiritual Theology