Defining Sin in a Better Way: Shalom Disrupted

In this post, I want to briefly look at the issue of “sin.” It’s a word that many of us feel uncomfortable using as it has been utilized in ways that lean into legalism. With that said, it is a biblical concept so we do well not to simply throw it out. In order to [Read More...]

Revelation 17: The Whore, The Empire, and A Tale of Two Cities [observations and sermon download]

  If you follow this blog regularly (and my Facebook and Twitter feeds), you probably have noticed that I’ve been doing some research on the book of Revelation. Last week, I posted what I think will be the first of several scattered posts about my findings as I study the book [Corrective Strategies and Themes [Read More...]

A soon-to-be dad dreams of a daughter liberated for her soon-to-be world

My daughter grows within my wife’s womb while I dream of the day when she will enter her soon-to-be world. What kind of world and church will she enter? The church and world habitually silences women. Although the West is becoming (slowly) more egalitarian, the reality is that men dominate in many ways. Several studies, [Read More...]

NT Wright “Hope for this World” (Video)

Below is the first session in a small group series I’m currently engaging in called “Surprised by Hope” based loosley on the book by the same title.  If you are part of a church small group community, I HIGHLY recommend this study!  Paradigm shifting stuff! [Read more...]


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