“And when they came to the place that is called The Skull, there they crucified him, and the criminals, one on his right and one on his left. And Jesus said, ‘Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.’ And they cast lots to divide his garments.” Luke 23:33 Having
This past week, we watched as Afghanistan was turned upside down. While it may be fashionable to consider the situation in Afghanistan and the Middle East more generally in political terms, as Christians we should take care to convey a theological perspective (a
What if we are living aspects of our lives as if God doesn’t exist? Have we adopted ways of seeing the world that press us to walk by sight and not by faith? Without God’s revelation to direct human perception of the world, humankind is trapped within the limitations of its
I had the pleasure of writing up a companion piece for Pastor Erwin Lutzer’s We Will Not Be Silenced recently. The quote above is taken from one of the short articles I wrote. Each article takes its inspiration from a quote from Lutzer’s book though I put my own spin on
I’ve been taking a break from blogging to do some writing elsewhere. With a new book in the works (potentially two coming out this year!), as well as a piece on the Ten Commandments for Moody Center, I’ve had plenty of writing to do. The more I write, the more I find the
I had the opportunity to speak on Sabbath and rest in the Christian life on Everwell Church’s Rhythms podcast this past week. If interested, you can listen here.
After seeing a numbers of pastors and theologians step away from the faith, I decided to offer some thoughts about why I’ll always be a Christian. You can read my new article at https://moodycenter.org/articles/why-i-will-always-be-a-christian/
What can we learn from comedy and humor? Check out James Spencer’s latest article at Worthwhile Theology Magazine (https://www.worthwhiletheology.com/magazine/jspencercomedy-correction-and-the-unintended-consequences-of-entertainment).
While researching an article on comedy and theology, I ran across an article entitled “The Idiot Culture” written by Carl Bernstein (of Woodward and Bernstein) in 1992. In the article, Bernstein laments the decline of journalism to the “lowest common denominator” noting,
My wife and I recently spent a week at her family’s farm. We slept in a barn converted into a cozy living space, had internet that was just a little slower than normal (a good thing since I did a lot less mindless scrolling and searching), and just had a lot fewer