As finals (finally) wind down, I'm peeping over the top of my textbooks to gaze at the prospect of a long list of summer reading. There are of course, the books I must read for the sake of review; then there are the books I must read for the sake of my soul. This is […]
As a seminary student withering beneath the hot breath of year-end finals, it's easy to get lost in the haze. Topics flood like tides, roll across my tongue and my mind, coming to invade even my sleeping self. Historical criticism and its impact on the destabilization of faith, the "unlimited plurality of hypotheses" leading to […]
"Our life is nothing but as it were a web woven with interminglings of wants and favours, crosses and blessings, standings and fallings, combat and victory, therefore there should be a perpetual intercourse of praying and praising in our hearts. There is always a ground of communion with God in one of these kinds, till […]
In what may be one of my absolute favorite themes of the book, the author underscores the idea of what he calls “every member ministry.” Boldly he asserts, “It is my conviction that God has all the necessary gifts of leadership within each congregation, if only those people could be recognized and encouraged to contribute […]
A simple review of a fabulous book: Michael Green's, Thirty Years That Changed the World: The Book of Acts for Today, (2ndedition) By Michael Green. Erdmans, 2004. 250 pages. Christian apologist and British theologian Michael Green is the prolific author of more than fifty books. A quick survey of his works reveals a passionate concern […]
Amid the siren call of retailers and the chaos of the calendar comes the still, small voice of an Infant newly born. I love David Schrovk's post on the broken beauty of the manger.