Life As The Crucified

In America and much of the post-Christian West, the cross has lost its meaning. Jesus’ first century audience knew the cross had just one meaning, death. Yet the cross was the image Jesus chose. He called his followers to “take up their cross”. In enterprising Western society, “come and die” is not good marketing.  We’reContinue reading “Life As The Crucified”

The Danger Of Hurry

Ever binge Netflix and still feel exhausted as the credits roll? The promise of rest turns into a paradox. Free time doesn’t mean good rest. In our hyperconnected-yet-socially-distant world we can have time alone, and avoid solitude completely. This is dangerous, and makes Spiritual rest impossible. Being alone is not solitude. Many of us todayContinue reading “The Danger Of Hurry”

5 Great Quotes: Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Martyn Lloyd-Jones (1899-1981) was a Protestant Welsh Minister. He spent the majority of his ministry as the Pastor of Westminster Chapel in London. The day before he began his ministry at Westminster, World War II began. His ministry in the 20th century preserved the gospel for his generation and the next. You can listen andContinue reading “5 Great Quotes: Martyn Lloyd-Jones”

Juneteenth and White Christians

Asking myself, what would I be doing in 1863? How can White Christians celebrate a day like Juneteenth? We should listen, learn, lament & celebrate in solidarity with the African American community. These are good postures to assume everyday. I also believe there is a question to ask myself. “Would the way I read my BibleContinue reading “Juneteenth and White Christians”

5 Great Quotes: Bonhoeffer

Dietrich Bonhoeffer, German Theologian & Pastor About Dietrich Bonhoeffer Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906–1945) was a German pastor during World War II. He founded the Confessing Church, & resisted National Socialism’s religious policies. Bonhoeffer was executed for treasonous activity by the Third Reich a month before war ended. “When Christ calls a man, he bids him come andContinue reading “5 Great Quotes: Bonhoeffer”