Christians love being right. To rephrase towards a less generous take, modern Christians seem inordinately preoccupied with behaving correctly. This is evident in obvious aspects of our faith such as doctrine, conduct, and speech. Just
A few miles from my office is the site from which Lewis and Clark famously began their journey West some two hundred years ago. Our city, and neighboring Louisville, is littered with streets, parks, and
American christians, oddly similar to the culture around us, seem perpetually drawn to bigger, better, and more. We long for the miraculous and disdain the mundane. We struggle to reconcile Jesus’ promise of an abundant
I spent several years after college traveling the country while living in a Honda Accord. I learned many lessons about living on a shoestring for which I remain thankful. Several unhealthy strategies, however, continue to
Part One, Part Three, Part Four — The Way of Weaning In the first post of this series, we considered the New Testament’s distinction between infant and mature Christianity, spiritual milk compared to spiritual meat.
The book of Hebrews tells us that mature Christian leadership is marked by the power of discernment. Through constant training, the wise leader has the ability to distinguish good from evil, right from wrong. One