I enjoy making the people I like uncomfortable, especially favorite theologians as I push them outside the comforts of their field of expertise to hear them address pressing contemporary issues.
So when I first suggested Dr. Kevin Vanhoozer address connections…
Michael Reeves may now serve as the President of Union School of Theology in Oxford and be recognized as the author of wonderful books like Delighting in the Trinity and Rejoicing in Christ — but those affections for God were hard-won.
What causes fights and divisions between believers? James says it is the desires at war within us (and between us). We are all want-ers, and therein is our greatest weakness, and our greatest hope. The key to resolving the fights between us is resolving the desires within us.
Technology is often pulling us away each other into a habitat of loneliness. Let’s push back our phones in the morning to become more authentic people, and during the day to to build trust with people in our lives.
Missing the boat, missing the bus, missing a spouse, missing a promotion, missing a stock tip, or missing a date with friends — we have all experienced missing out.
And that’s why the fear of missing out (FOMO) is a…
Does your heart rise when the Apostles’ Creed is read or recited on Sunday morning? Those eighteen lines have lost some of their power over time, but they were once simultaneously the greatest act of rebellion and the greatest act of allegiance. We need to recover our wonder before these truths.