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The Gospel in One Word

This entry is part 4 of 27 in the series Gospel

This entry is part 4 of 27 in the series Gospel    If the gospel is the best option for the transformation of churches in today’s increasingly church-hostile culture, then what is the gospel? This simple question has been answered in complex ways.1 But for many today, the gospel can be summarized in one word: […]

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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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