August 15, 2023

Life’s most treasured moments often manifest unexpectedly, weaving their way into our lives when we dare to embrace vulnerability. In this post, let’s delve into the concept of “vulnerable joy” and examine its significance for marriage, the local church, and Christian ministry. This phrase struck me one morning while praying. It’s worth reflecting on its meaning and application for marriage, the local church, and Christian ministry. By understanding how vulnerability and joy are interlinked, we can unlock their true essence.... Read more

August 8, 2023

Ironically, numerous missionaries minimize the importance of learning the local language at a high level. They settle for very basic conversation skills that enable them merely to rehearse canned gospel presentations.... Read more

August 2, 2023

This video answers Aubrey Sequeira's 3 questions to me concerning my view of the atonement as presented in The Cross in Context. Read more

August 1, 2023

Aubrey Sequeira spent significant time critiquing me and my book The Cross in Context. In this post, I provide my response. Read more

July 25, 2023

What is the meaning of "my truth"? And what are its implications in shaping individual perspectives and communicating the biblical message? Read more

July 18, 2023

Words have the power to clarify and confuse. The church commits syncretism by uncritically accepting phrases like "validating" emotions. Read more

July 11, 2023

Popular readings of Romans 7 assert "there is nothing good in me." But is this truly what Paul intended to convey in Romans 7? Read more

July 5, 2023

Few resources help someone learn Chinese in order to teach theology and other major Christian ideas. So this book is a game-changer. Read more

June 27, 2023

We all have a portfolio of identities. I know this should be obvious, but bear with me… it’s proving to be far less apparent to us all. Read more

June 20, 2023

Should multiplication be a missionary’s goal? For many people, the question seems nonsensical. It's an obvious “yes.” But... Read more

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