Ruth 1 – Do we believe that God has the best plan for us?

Our church just finished our 7-week series on the “Seven Lies of Culture”. It was lots of fun. But it is also good to get back into the Bible. It’s not that our 7-week series of Bible-less or unbiblical. But I miss working my way through the Bible; line by line, verse by verse, andContinue reading “Ruth 1 – Do we believe that God has the best plan for us?”

Augustine the Preacher

One of the reasons I was attracted to Augustine as the subject of my doctoral studies is that he was a preacher. Naturally, the primary source that I chose to engage with in understanding his theology of joy is his Enarrationes in Psalmos (Commentary on the Psalms) which is a collection of his notes, commentary,Continue reading “Augustine the Preacher”

Outlier Preachers

I had the opportunity to take some time off this morning to recover from a developing cold and a busy week at college mission, and what better way to kick back than with good book in hand.¬†So I picked up Malcolm Gladwell’s Outliers¬†off my shelf after not really cracking it open since Book Depository deliveredContinue reading “Outlier Preachers”