Is Ethical Buying the New Legalism? part 2

It has been about a week since I did a post about the dilemma between purchasing ethically and becoming a new kind of legalist. I want to draw some attention to an idea that came through a few of the comments that were shared on the last post. It is the tension between the almost [Read More...]

Is Ethical Buying the New Legalism? part 1

A couple of weeks ago I purchased a book called, “The Better World Shopping Guide” and the corresponding “Better World Shopper iPhone App.”  It is an invaluable resource for anyone who cares about ethical buying.  Tools like this remind us that what we purchase at the grocery store, fast food restaurant, car dealership, coffee shop, [Read More...]

Can You Preach a Passage Using Only a Footnote? Romans 8:28

In seminary you come across great teachers and books that you probably wouldn’t encounter otherwise. I have been blessed to sit under Dr. Tim Geddert in multiple settings over the last couple of years. One of his books, Double Take: New Meanings From Old Stories, is a book that I HIGHLY recommend if you are [Read More...]

Quote To Ponder: Missionaries to the Creation? Chris Wright

Below is a quotation from evangelical Christopher J.H. Wright (who I am told is taking up the mantle of John Stott in the UK) in The Mission of God: Unlocking the Bible’s Grand Narrative. This was a challenging book that gave me a larger framework for understanding what it means to be a missional Christian. [Read More...]


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