Pastors, we need your advice

A letter this morning came to me asking a question that I can’t answer. But I suspect you pastors have some good suggestions. Here is the note: A pastoral question: a lady in our church was informed that she has a terminal illness. She told me on the phone that she does not know how [Read More...]

Tony Jones, Greg Boyd respond to Rob Bell

Tony Jones calls into question Rob Bell’s belief in human freedom. Rob’s idea is often called libertarian free will, and for Rob’s title — love wins — to work, it requires that God grants humans the freedom to choose to do what they want, turn to God or turn into themselves. Tony Jones contends for [Read More...]

King’s Cross 8

Tim Keller’s newest book, King’s Cross: The Story of the World in the Life of Jesus, examines big questions through the Gospel of Mark. Chp 8 is called “The Approach” and is about how we learn to approach God if we approach God properly. Mark 7 contains a story about a woman who comes to [Read More...]

What’s the Least? 4

Martin Thielen’s new well-written and pastorally-sensitive book, What’s the Least I Can Believe and Still Be a Christian?: A Guide to What Matters Most., discusses what is most central — and necessary — for being a Christian. (For how to use this book in the church, see this site.) Last week we examined his top [Read More...]


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