Online Reading (November 27, 2019)

Sunday Worship: An interesting quote from D.A. Carson Family Conflict: Joe Carter gives some thoughts on how to deal with family conflict during the holiday season. Thanksgiving: Jon Bloom examines the Christian value in giving thanks. World Leaders: the CBC does an in-depth report on Chinese president Xi Jinping Repression: In the meantime, the AP … Continue reading Online Reading (November 27, 2019)

Online Reading (July 17, 2018)

Community: Nancy Guthrie comments on what to do when Christians let us down (and it WILL happen)Unintended Consequences I: Laws preventing criminals from profitting for their crimes can sometimes cause problems for other victims of the criminal.Unintended Consequences II: When activists made sure that (non-transgendered) star Scarlett Johanssen gave up her role, it may have … Continue reading Online Reading (July 17, 2018)

The Heresy of Underestimating God’s Grace. (Redemption in Christian Community part II)

This is part II in a series on redemption. In yesterday’s post I talked about the puzzling problem of a culture that seems to love redemption, but doesn’t seem at all compelled by the real redemption that is central to the Christian message. Why is that? I think the problem lies in two separate but … Continue reading The Heresy of Underestimating God’s Grace. (Redemption in Christian Community part II)

Losing the Plot (Redemption in Christian Community Part I)

Many people will say that church isn’t all that interesting. At some level, that’s because people who have not been reborn of the Holy Spirit don’t generally enjoy the real things of God, but in addition to the direct sinfulness of humanity, I think we Christians may also bear part of the blame for the … Continue reading Losing the Plot (Redemption in Christian Community Part I)