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7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence: #3 God Uses Imagination for Revelation

This entry is part 4 of 8 in the series 7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence

This entry is part 4 of 8 in the series 7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence   It’s a fundamental tenet of Christian theology: in order for finite humans to grasp the infinite God, God must reveal himself to us. He does this in two ways. General Revelation is broad in content and universally […]

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Binding Your Isaac, Finding Your Lamb

  When he was 29, Rembrandt painted a scene from the first book of the Bible. It was the same year his first son was born. And the same year that same son died. Perhaps it is no surprise therefore that the scene Rembrandt chose was from Gen. 22-the binding of Isaac. On the surface […]

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What am I Preaching? (5 Key Questions for Preaching in a Changing Culture #3)

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series 5 Key Questions

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series 5 Key Questions My own research finds that we live in a culture where many are uninformed about Christianity, hold pluralistic views about morality and spirituality, distrust the institution of the church, care mostly about the here and now rather than the hereafter, but still […]

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Who is Preaching? (5 Questions for Preaching in a Changing Culture #2)

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series 5 Key Questions

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series 5 Key Questions   One without authority. That’s how preacher and author Fred Craddock described us back in 1969.  In his As One Without Authority Craddock was addressing the “when” question (see previous post in this series).  He understood that preachers were moving into a time-zone when […]

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