Some things need to be torn down completely

There are things to deconstruct. There are things to burn down. Just don’t forget reconstruction as well. If your version of Christianity means waving a confederate flag, saying that Trump is the new Cyrus, complaining that free healthcare leads to death panels, arguing women can’t be police officers, CRT is nothing more than Marxist race-baiting,Continue reading “Some things need to be torn down completely”

Our continued hardness of heart

The past few years have done everything possible to crush the “eternal optimist” in me. Politics. Racial justice. Women in ministry. Sexual abuse in the church. I’m grateful that I cling to Christ. Yet, in my search for what the Church can do in Kingdom work, I continue to be crushed and disappointed. All weContinue reading “Our continued hardness of heart”

Gospel definitions

I am in the first pages of Michael Bird’s Evangelical Theology. He opens early on with definitions of gospel because all theology must be rooted in gospel. He uses N.T. Wright: The gospel is the royal announcement that the crucified and risen Jesus, who died for our sins and rose again according to the Scriptures,Continue reading “Gospel definitions”