When Curiosity Becomes a Vice
May 7, 2023
Many of us have been taught to assume that curiosity is a virtue, but for most of history, the wise have warned about its dark side.
Marriage in Three Postures
How to Cultivate and Protect Trust
Jan 31, 2023
How can we cultivate trust in a marriage? By living together in three ways: face-to-face, back-to-back, and side-by-side.
Did Augustine Get Justification Wrong?
Reading the Father with the Reformers
Sep 6, 2022
Reformers like Calvin quoted from Augustine more than from any other author outside Scripture. But when it came to the doctrine of justification by faith, they differed. Why?
A Reader’s Guide to a Christian Classic
Jan 29, 2021
Augustine wrote ‘Confessions’ as an extended prayer to God, meant to be overheard. And many who have listened to him have never been the same.
Christian, You Are Able Not to Sin
Jun 24, 2020
The Christian life has this paradox at its heart: we are simultaneously sinners and saints. We are still able to sin and now able not to sin.
Don’t Keep Your Sins a Secret
Seven Lessons for Christian Confession
Feb 5, 2019
Many of us are not in the habit of confessing our sins regularly to one another. So how should we start? Augustine offers seven lessons.
The Florentine Forerunner
Girolamo Savonarola (1452–1498)
Oct 3, 2017
Girolamo Savonarola condemned the pope’s abuses and elevated the authority of Scripture — all while Luther was only a child.
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