I’d Like to Be Known as a Christian

It’s time we Christians stopped using political references to identify “where we fit” on some spectrum.  In the current situation, we generally do not have sufficient collective clarity of mind to recognize political from theological concepts.  If we confuse them, and we are, then the political terms win out and, before we know it, our […]

Grown-Up Discipleship: Loving Enemies

John Wesley begins the concluding paragraph of his third discourse on the Sermon on the Mount in this way: “Behold Christianity in its native form; as delivered by its great Author!  This is the genuine religion of Jesus Christ.” When you consider the subject Mr. Wesley has been addressing to get him to this conclusion, […]

Those Pesky Passions

I recently published a book on spiritual maturity and I’m going try to develop the habit of blogging regularly about themes related to the book.  This post is one and it touches on a very personal struggle. I continue to think about the challenges of Christian disciples growing to maturity – to the full measure […]

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