Tag: spiritual formation

Finding the holy in everyday life

Finding the holy in everyday life

Read this in 1 min Finding Holy in the Suburbs IVP – October 2018 – $16.00 How can we be holy when our lives are a mess? Those who journey through life without succumbing to the vices that are so easy to cultivate, do so because they have paid at least some attention to the ways that Jesus stepped into …

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Does God speak? Are we listening?

Does God speak? Are we listening?

Read this in 2 mins Does God speak? If He does, are we listening? My answer to those question is that God is speaking. He speaks to His people primarily through Scripture, which is our rule of faith and life–the lens through which we evaluate the content of other messages or impressions that we believe come from God. God also …

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Is God angry at sin?

Is God angry at sin?

Read this in 2 mins The wrath of God is a necessary corollary to His love. Were God not angry with our sin, He could not truly be said to love us. It is almost impossible to conceive of the absence of anger in any relationship marked by love. I deeply love my wife, when she is wronged by another I become angry at the injustice. I deeply love my children, but when one of them does something that places them in harm’s way—running into a road, for example—I become angry.

Milbank’s critique of some missional church expressions

Milbank’s critique of some missional church expressions

Read this in 1 min John Milbank offers a biting critique of Fresh Expressions, a missional church movement in the Church of England. As ever, Milbank’s words are insightful and a helpful challenge to some problematic elements of missional praxis. I’ve embedded the article below and recommend that you take a read. By way of a brief response to Milbank …

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