Regularly reading the New Testament ought to remind us of the ways contemporary Christians fall far short of the vision of the Christian life found among the early Christians.
Finding Holy in the Suburbs IVP - October 2018 - $16.00 How can we be holy when our lives are a mess? [inlinetweet prefix="" tweeter="" suffix=""]I doubt that any of us is today precisely where we thought we'd be when we were, say, eighteen. Our lives play out in ways we never thought they would.[/inlinetweet] … Continue reading Finding the holy in everyday life
We live in a disembodied age. Think about it. If you're like me, most of your communication with others takes place by text or email. We may speak on the phone regularly, but many of us live miles from our closest friends and rarely have protracted face-to-face conversations. In fact, our common means of communication tend … Continue reading A physical faith in a disembodied age
A fascinating discussion took place on Morning Edition just a few moments ago. Shankar Vedantum shared the results of a recent study that tries to determine whether there is a connection between the classic economics ideal of "rational self-interest" and generosity. If you want to listed to it, go here. It turns out that listening … Continue reading Does studying economics make you selfish?
America is having problems with the Bible at the moment. Political liberals and conservatives seem to be cherry picking verses in order to justify their own assumptions. In just over a week there have been marches against the inauguration of Donald Trump, for the rights of women, for the sanctity of human life, and against … Continue reading The Bible and America – Five Guiding Principles