Monthly Archives: August 2013

On the Importance of Church History

“Without understanding that past, we are unable to understand ourselves, for in a sense the past still lives in us and influences who we are and how we understand the Christian message. When we read, for instance, that ‘the just … Continue reading

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Back to School and the School of Christ

Like many parents this time of year, Julia and I are getting our kids ready for their return to school. It’s a bit daunting to think we’ll have a kindergartener, fifth, seventh, and eighth grader in school beginning next week. … Continue reading

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A Song for the Suffering

Thank you, Shane Barnard and John Piper, for this most meaningful rendition of life in the body while on the narrow path that leads to life. For background to this song with link to full sermon by John Piper sampled, … Continue reading

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What must I do to be saved?

“‘What must I do to be saved?’ Now what is the answer which the cross of Christ gives to this inquiry? We know the answer which paganism would give; it would point the inquirer to the Ganges and tell him, … Continue reading

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