For your short-term sanity and long-term wisdom, please don’t build your epistemological diet around the fleeting ephemera of social media.
Are humans situated in specific contexts meant to bear the weight of a world’s worth of grief and outrage?
A unified church is one of the strongest evidences of the truth of the gospel.
The church as a bride isn’t just a random, pleasant metaphor in Scripture. It’s of profound theological importance.
Churches that attempt to accommodate the moving-target needs of individual “spiritual quests” are not doing anyone a favor.
Every taking-up-our-cross loss that we endure is worth it. For Christ and for us in him, weakness, suffering, and loss are not the end of the story.
We should see orthodoxy as beautiful because it is bigger than us. It came before us and will be there after we’re gone.
Putting aside preferences and embracing common, unified, God-centered worship is part of what it means to follow Jesus together.
What does countercultural Christianity look like in America today?
How do we stick with our uncomfortable church long enough to see this growth happen? How can we endure—no, learn to love—our uncomfortable church in spite of its frustrating imperfections?