Study Bibles are popular and can be a great resource, but it’s very important to understand the perspective the notes will represent, whether the study notes are more academic or application based, and to be clear on the limitations of study notes.
What Judging You Says About Me
How others judge you is often a reflection of how they judge themselves.
Cancelling Censorship through Civility
I share concern over bad information, irresponsible rhetoric, and loose-cannon blowhards, but I don’t think censorship is the answer. I think the burden of accountability lies with the hearer, who has the right and responsibility to THINK.
A Statement on Making Statements
So, am I against saying something? No, I just don’t think the way we make our statements makes much of a statement.
Most Wonderful Time of the Year?
There’s no doubt that 2020 has been a challenge. So, the songs of peace on earth, good will, and comfort and joy stand in stark contrast to the state of the world around us and within many us.
Political Witness and the Way of Jesus 3: Image Consciousness
Jesus models a sensibility that neither ignores, nor idolizes political power.
Political Witness and the Way of Jesus 2: Saying “No” to the Simplistic
We tend to want Jesus to think like we already do, but what if it’s just not that simple?
A Better Way to Engage: Political Witness and the Way of Jesus.
Time and again, when Jesus was faced with polarizing questions, his answers amazed both his fans and his foes. What can we learn from Jesus that will help us understand how to engage with the political and cultural structures of our time? What would an “amazing” Christian political witness look like?
History, Hypocrites, and Heroes: What to do with all those statues.
When we put historical figures on pedestals we glorify the good and bad of their actions. Is there room between “tear ’em down” and “leave ’em be” for a better solution?
The “Eyes” Have It
I’m finding a whole new vocabulary of language in people’s eyes.