Jesus didn’t pay attention to a person’s reputation or standing in the community.
- April 15, 2011 |
If the original American Dream was "opportunity" (rags-to-riches), which then morphed into "perfection," it seems to have now become "entitlement."
You cannot be neutral about Jesus. He will save you or he will crush you, and there is no third choice.
Jesus is building his church with living stones, and the church he is building will last forever.
- April 13, 2011 |
Do you know that Jesus is the Lord of glory? If so, you know it because God has revealed it to you by his Spirit.
- April 12, 2011 |
In a media-driven era, it is easy for us to think of our lives as a series of separate episodes, each compartmentalized from the other. But this isn’t unique to us. The Christian story tells us that, from the very beginning, the curse of sin holds people in an illusion that actions don’t have consequences precisely because those consequences aren’t immediate.
There is a seemingly inconsequential ripple in the current of pop culture: the new democratization of media, giving anyone and everyone access to the mass market.
The nations will never live in peace until they know Jesus.
The tag line for GetReligion.Org is "the press just doesn't get religion..." Sarah Bailey joins me to discuss why that is the case.
- April 08, 2011 |
I love England. I love the history. I love the English accent. And lest there be any doubt, I love the pubs.
Recently I had the opportunity to sit down with Justin Taylor to talk about Tempted and Tried. You can watch the video of our discussion, here.
The MacDonald/Platt discussion at "The Elephant Room" conference was tense at times, perhaps because the practical ramifications of how we think about money always hit close to home.
Take a breath and give thanks. Without Jesus you wouldn’t breathe at all.
In the most difficult year of my life (2009), God revealed to me my own idols and helped me rediscover the emboldening, liberating power of the gospel.
- April 06, 2011 |