A Church History Meditation on the “Foolishness of the Gospel”

“For the word of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.” 1 Corinthians 1:18 For a number of years, I have been reading early church history and looking for particular summaries of the gospel. One year I found this beautiful statement by Melito of Sardis … More A Church History Meditation on the “Foolishness of the Gospel”

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Moralistic Therapeutic Deism

Since at least 2003, this term “Moralistic Therapeutic Deism” has been around as an apt description of the thing that most in our culture would call Christianity but that the Jesus and the Apostles wouldn’t recognize.  “Sociologist Christian Smith and Melinda Lundquist Denton examined the relgious and spiritual lives of American teenagers from a wide variety of … More Moralistic Therapeutic Deism

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A Divine Mentor

I have been home in bed for two days trying to conserve my strength as I battle the flu. It has given me much time to read, between nodding off from exhaustion. One of the books occupying my time is Wayne Cordeiro’s The Divine Mentor (Bethany House, 2007). I have known Pastor Cordeiro’s ministry story … More A Divine Mentor

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