I hear people talking a lot about the need to “speak your truth”. What is often meant by this is to be your real self. Don’t conform to the expectations of others, but live and express yourself in a way that is consistent with the way you truly … [Continue reading] about The Foolishness of “Speaking Your Truth”
If the point of Bible reading were Anglophilic enculturation or Early Modern English decoding practice, then giving people KJVs would be ideal. But if the point is understanding what God said, then people should be given the Bible in their English, … [Continue reading] about Did God’s People in Antiquity Really Read the Bible in the Most Up to Date “Street Speak”?
Matt, (The following citations I am speaking to in this post were made by Matt Chandler at the MLK50: Gospel Reflections From the Mountaintop event and summarized in the relevantmagazine.com post found here...) If I preach the sermon out of the … [Continue reading] about Hey Matt Chandler, Let’s Have a Conversation
"The percentage of Millennials who said it was important to keep abreast of political affairs fell, from 50% for Baby Boomers to 39% for Gen-Xers, and 35% for millennials. The notion of "developing a meaningful philosophy of life" decreased the most … [Continue reading] about Millennial Madness and Apathetic Elders
I find all too often that people excuse their need for serious, sober, and prayerful study with the claim that the "power of the Holy Spirit" has revealed such and such to me. In reality, if one is truly seeking the power of the Holy … [Continue reading] about “I Don’t Need to Study, I Have the Holy Spirit!”