If you do a quick Google search on the definition of the word “saturate” chances are the first definition that pops up is: In order to understand why “saturate” is such a critical word, you have to understand the context in which it is coming from. I posted a recent blog on the idea ofContinue reading “How to Stay in the Conversation (Step 1)”
Reading and studying other writers and thinkers have been immensely helpful in shaping my view of cultural engagement and practical ministry. One of the most helpful thinkers I have followed is Derek Rishmawy. Yesterday he shared an excerpt from his essay in the new work Our Secular Age. His essay focuses on applying Charles Taylor’s insightsContinue reading “The New Apologetic”
Saul’s conversion in Scripture is one of the most fascinating accounts to read. Early Christians were skeptical about the man who became known as Paul. In honesty, the early Christians had every right to be skeptical because Paul had killed Christians. Paul’s initial growth in the faith was rapid because of his foundation in Judaism.Continue reading “Growing Up In The Fatih”
Is the Bible truthful, reliable, and trustworthy? That’s a loaded question, but one worth attempting to answer (I will not answer it in this post). Last night, Ruth and I hosted a group of teenagers in our apartment. I had them write questions down they had about the Christian faith. In some form or another,Continue reading “Dealing With The Bible”
When addressing controversial topics I think it is important to assume very little, err on the side of empathy, and practice humility.