On March 15, 2017 Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-AK) presented the Alaskan of the Week to Rev. Evelyn Erbele, a missionary with the Global Ministries…
This psalm sees the whole trajectory, from justification to sanctification and, indeed, even envisions that final day when we are delivered from not only the guilt and power of sin, but even the presence of sin.
This Sunday I’m preaching on Matthew 11:1-15, which includes Jesus’ short “sermon” to a John the Baptist who now doubts that he is the Messiah. Jesus’ concludes his sermon with this beatitude: “And blessed is the one who is not offended by me.” I like this eloquence from Bruner: Now for the end of his sermon to […]
Liberation Theology as understood by the experience of African-Americans in America.
Dr. Robert A. Hunt of Perkins School of Theology proposes to evaluate “Wonder, Love and Praise,” the proposed document on the church’s identity, by examining the process that brought it into being.
Like the mustard seed of Jesus’ parable, really big changes start with small steps that sometimes can only be seen with the eyes of faith, says the Rev. Jack Shitama.
February was a cold month for the Pacific Northwest, colder than I remember it usually being. After almost fourteen years […]
On today’s podcast, we are joined by Rev. Gabe Lawson to discuss his experience as a chaplain in the Air Force.
On February 15, 2017 Scot McKnight posted some reflections under the title “The Soul of Evangelicalism: What Will Become of Us?” As with a lot of things that are posted on the Internet I didn’t have time to comment on it at the time. I’m one of those people that owes a debt of gratitude […]
I read today a blog post by a United Methodist who considers the election of Karen Oliveto as bishop as an opportunity for the United Methodist Church to “lance the boil” of bigotry enshrined in our Book of Discipline. I want to sidestep getting into an argument with that blog about the definition of the … Continue reading Preserve me from bigotry