This is the attitude many Christians take when it comes to the Law, and especially the “laws” we seem to find in modern evangelicalism. We proclaim Christ crucified in our churches (I hope!) and that His death and resurrection was more than enough to save us, but then we somehow shift into this “Obey the rules” mentality when it comes to living the Christian life. We do this because grace is scandalous, and we are afraid of it because it removes from us any measure of control or ability to measure the amount of pride we want to have. Continue reading →
It’s been a rough few weeks and I haven’t been writing or reading as much. I finally got caught up with my blog reading today, and wanted to share some of the blogs that I really enjoyed. It is my joy to share them with you, and I pray that God moves in you as He did in me when I first read them. Continue reading →
I applied to the Crossway Books review program last month, and was graciously accepted. I have been waiting for Pastor Tullian Tchividjian’s newest book, Jesus + Nothing = Everything, to come out for MONTHS! It was recently released, and I was ecstatic when I saw that this book was available to review. Continue reading →
In ministry there are often moments when you are propelled by a biblical vision but called by God to wait. Waiting can be discouraging and hard. So what does it look like to wait in a way that makes you a participant in what God is doing rather than someone who struggles against the wait? Let me suggest several things.