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Bible Study: Romans

January 29th, 2016 · Comments Off on Bible Study: Romans

Links to posts on the study of the book of Romans: Author, background, and dating The Book of Romans: 2. Introduction, vv1-7

Tags: Bible · Bible study · Christianity

The Book of Romans: 1. Intro, Background, & Author

January 29th, 2016 · No Comments

The book of Romans introduces the epistles (letters) of the apostle Paul in the New Testament. It is the longest of Paul’s letters, and the most in-depth in addressing the central beliefs of the Christian church: the nature of sin, salvation, the relationship between grace and law, and Christ’s central role in restoring man to […]

Tags: Bible · Bible study · Christianity · Series: Study of Romans

Now THIS is multiculturalism…

December 5th, 2012 · Comments Off on Now THIS is multiculturalism…

  “There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.”

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Healing Faith

September 26th, 2012 · 5 Comments

  A repost of an essay from several years ago on suffering and faith.   A reader named Katherine recently e-mailed me. She had lost her husband, a man some years older than she, to multiple myeloma and Alzheimer’s disease. She is a Christian, and is struggling to make sense of his death, and the […]

Tags: Christianity · Death & Dying · Faith & Reason · Faith & Religion · Prayer

Meditation on Good Friday

April 22nd, 2011 · 2 Comments

Today is Good Friday. It has been my custom, on this extraordinary day, to post an old meditation on the meaning of the cross, called Three Men on a Friday. Today, however, I feel led to meditate on something rather different, though not unrelated. Good Friday, of course, is the Church’s remembrance of its most […]

Tags: Christianity · Cross · Crucifixion · Faith & Religion

Thoughts on Thanksgiving

November 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off on Thoughts on Thanksgiving

Before the joys and trials of family get-togethers, the bacchanalian consumption of endless pounds of poultry, and the weariness of holiday travel tempered only by the thrill of a TSA patdown, it is perhaps fitting to pause and reflect a moment on the reason for the season we celebrate this week: Thanksgiving. Like most of […]

Tags: Christianity · Faith & Religion · Grace

Meditations on Good Friday

April 2nd, 2010 · 4 Comments

Today is Good Friday. It has been my custom, on this extraordinary day, to post an old meditation on the meaning of the cross, called Three Men on a Friday. Today, however, I feel led to meditate on something rather different, though not unrelated. Good Friday, of course, is the Church’s remembrance of its most […]

Tags: Christianity · Faith & Religion

‘They Need to Be Liberated From Their God’

March 6th, 2010 · 2 Comments

I’ve been incommunicado for a while, in no small part for reasons shortly forthcoming. But lest you be left completely high and dry, here’s a little nugget for you. The WSJ has a book review of Son of Hamas which will definitely be on my reading list when it comes out: Mosab Yousef is the […]

Tags: Christianity · Faith & Religion · General Interest