Muhammad Ali & The Beatles – A Lesson About Greatness

It was February 1964. Cassius Clay (who would later change his name to Muhammad Ali) was relatively unknown. The Beatles were just becoming known in the United States. Both were about to make history and be called “the greatest.” But that would come later. The Beatles were relaxing in Florida and asked to meet the [Read More…]

A Frustrated Christian Asks Serious Questions

The groundbreaking discipleship course, How to Live by the Indwelling Life of Christ, is open for registration until June 13th. I’m asking those of you who are Jesus-followers to respond to someone who wrote us recently with the following. Maria [name changed] gave us permission to post her email to my blog readers. Some information [Read More…]

An Invitation to be Part of My TWITTER Team

I’m getting ready to put together a new Twitter team. Here’s what I mean. If you use Twitter, you know that roughly 2% of your Twitter followers see your updates. Sometimes less. This is disheartening to those of us who wish to reach people with important messages. Unless you’re Donald Trump, Twitter is pretty ineffective, [Read More…]

A Brilliant New Commentary on Romans

Earlier this year (2016), Richard Longenecker published his long-anticipated commentary on Romans. The Epistle to the Romans (New International Greek Testament Commentary) The commentary is a titanic coming in at 1,140 pages total. His primary interlockers are C.K. Barret, C.E.B Cranfield, James D. G. Dunn, Joseph A. Fitzmyer, Robert Jewett, Ernst Käsemann, Douglas J. Moo, [Read More…]