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A Book Worth Reading
I Knew Jesus before He Was a Christian . . . and I Liked Him Better Then is an attempt to make an appropriate and helpful distinction between the gospel and religion, between Jesus and the institution in human history that has driven so many away from him. Yet it is a “pro-church” book that calls God’s people to do a better job of representing Jesus to the world by finding its true identity in him.
This Week's Fax of Life
I think window designers, greeting card companies, and media have fallen victim to what I hope is the unintentional diminishing of December 25 for people with backgrounds similar to mine.[more]
This Week's Sermon
LOVING THE PERSON WHO ISN'T "ONE OF US"
The best way for the church to get clear about our mission in the world is to study the life of Jesus.[more]
CHRISTMAS IS ABOUT . . .
Does anyone else recall when Jesus was center stage during this holiday season?[more]
REMEMBERING WHAT REALLY MATTERS
You’ve probably heard the one about the up-and-coming entrepreneur who was opening the door of his sleek new Jaguar when a truck roared by, hit it, and ripped it off its hinges. [more]
THE SCORNED VIRTUE
C.S. Lewis made this important point: “Humility is not thinking less of oneself but thinking of oneself less.”[more]
ALL THINGS SPIRITUAL
Authentic spirituality is so deeply embedded in geography and history that it plays out in the common events of being human.[more]