Three Brief Reflections on Reformation Day

Today is an important day. It's Reformation Day, the day that sparked the Protestant Reformation in Europe. In fact, it's the 500th anniversary of the day, October 31, 1517, when Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the door of the Wittenburg church, challenging several unbiblical doctrines and practices of the established Roman Catholic church … Continue reading Three Brief Reflections on Reformation Day

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A Journey to Christ-Centered Bible Study

In case you missed it, my wife and I are transitioning to full-time missionary staff with Cru in 2017. Since last week, we've been in Daytona Beach at Cru's new staff orientation. Today, we interacted a bit with Keith Johnson, Cru's director of theological development. Meeting him face-to-face for the first time reminded me when I first served with Cru … Continue reading A Journey to Christ-Centered Bible Study

Christmas Lights Keep Shining On

Advent began the Sunday after Thanksgiving. It is the time in the Christian calendar that leads up to Christmas day, and the word "advent" (from the Latin word adventus meaning "arrival" or "coming") signals a time of anticipation. But it's not anticipating for gifts or parties or ugly sweaters or egg nog. It's a season of longing for hope---true hope in … Continue reading Christmas Lights Keep Shining On