The Beautiful Victory of the Cross and the Table of Aslan

Last week, I wrote about my belief that the cross is too beautiful to fit many popular theologies.  It isn’t beautiful in itself, for a Roman cross represents the power of Empire, a power that is always opposed to the way of Jesus.  Rather, the beauty is in the One who chose to endure unjust [Read More...]

The Cross is Too Beautiful for That! PS – God Isn’t Angry Either

  The cross is too beautiful for that. It’s too beautiful to be reduced to a simple explanation.  It’s too beautiful to finally “figure out.”  It’s too beautiful to capture in a simple tract.  It’s too beautiful to proclaim with a megaphone and a picket sign.  It’s too beautiful to be turned upside-down to be [Read More...]

Resource of the Week: Recovering the Scandal of the Cross

Every week I’m going to post a blog that simply points you to the “resource of the week.”  It will be: theological, political, social justice focused, church ministry related, or some other random thing that I think will help Christ-followers in the journey. This week, I want to point your attention to an important book: [Read More...]

Views of the Cross and Asian American Mission

I want to invite you to read a quick pdf file that is titled: Why Penal Substitution Doesn’t Work with Asian-Americans, by Mako Nagasawa.  This will take you maybe five minutes but is completely worth it.  If you don’t, the rest of this post may not make complete sense. A disclaimer I should start with [Read More...]


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