Introverted Christian

Tim Challies is spot on. Hammer? Meet nail. I am an introvert. But I have to do extrovert-type things at times. However, I must prepare mentally for my non-introverted activities, and those activities tire me out. Like speaking in front of people. I don’t fear it so much as I have to prepare for it. […]

Struggle of Life

Have you struggled with the way life is and the way it should be? People fall into one of three philosophies of thought when struggling through this tension: Theist (We can know God), Agnostic (I’m not sure God exists or that we can know), and Atheist (We cannot know). For the theist, the presence of […]

A Gospel-Centered Manifesto Part 3

A right eschatology does not liberate us from the present; it liberates us for the present. An Aside: Apocalyptic language and metaphor As Matthew Malcolm4 shares, If you’ve encountered the opinion that unless we interpret the Bible “literally” we are not doing justice to it, this could be a useful resource: The Charge of Replacement […]

What Gospel-Centered Preaching Is and Does

Tim Keller writes, “Christ-centered preaching converts doctrinal lectures or little how-to talks into true sermons.” “The gospel brings news primarily, rather than instruction.” Keller explains, “In we learn that every single part of the Bible is really about Jesus. The Christ-centric preaching approach sees the whole Bible as essentially one big story with a central […]

Luke 15: The Prodigal Sons

The Prologue and Context of “10 I will greatly rejoice in the LORD, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for he hath clothed me with the garments [robes] of salvation, he hath covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decks himself with ornaments, and as a bride adorns herself with […]