The ascension is an integral part of gospel doctrine and has many implications. Here are just five . . .
A small compendium of voices, saints of old and new, who will both challenge and grace you with the things necessary for “survival and thrival” in seminary.
The gospel frees me from the pressure to be the hero of the church.
People want to be a part of something God-sized.
How do we preach the imperatives of Scripture without falling into moralistic preaching?
How does church membership honor the church, rather than simply obligate or privilege the individual Christian?
You and I can no more attempt to live this thing called the Christian life without prayer than we can live each second and day without breath. And yet the weakest prayers yield the most grace.
Pain is a funny thing. How I wish I could shield my baby from it all. But that would not be love.
Do we want to guarantee that our children will run in the opposite direction of our most cherished biblical convictions? All we have to do is sterilize our churches.
Is God good? As I reflected upon this question, I had a decision to make. If the answer was “yes,” then that answer had to hold even if God allowed my child to die.