In this brief tribute to the Rev. Dr. Timothy Keller (1950-2023), I call attention to him as a faithful border-stalker, a characteristic all followers of Jesus should desire.
In Biblical Critical Theory, Dr Watkin walks through the story of Scripture showing how it critiques and transforms the ideas, values, and ideologies of modern culture.
Three articles worth discussing. Two on an ideology known as “Christian nationalism,” and one on whether a revival of Christian faith can occur in America.
[Explicit Lyrics] A pastor helps us listen with understanding to RTJ4, a rap album by a duo who have known and want us to see the brokenness of our world.
Books Noted: Saving Us (Katherine Hayhoe, 2021) and Calvinism for a Secular Age (Jessica Joustra & Robert Joustra, 2022)
Two helpful books. One helps us talk Christianly about climate change and the other helps us think Christianly about all of life and culture.
Article worth discussing: “How to Reach the West Again: Six Essential Elements of a Missionary Encounter” (Timothy Keller)
Tim Keller lists six things necessary if the followers of Jesus are to make the gospel attractive and plausible in our increasingly post-Christian world.
A magazine article by a superb author on hospitality (and Tom Hanks) worth reading and discussing.
Psychologists call it languishing; most people call it the Blahs. There are ways to move from languishing towards flourishing, and to help others move, too.
Till We Have Faces is a fascinating, well-told story by C. S. Lewis designed to prompt questions. Don’t just notice the questions — live in them.
Beautifully crafted prose, full of insight and deeply human this slender volume of short essays touches on the big questions of life and meaning. It begs to be read aloud to friends and discussed.