15 But the evil spirit answered them, “Jesus I know, and Paul I recognize, but who are you? Acts 19:15 A fascinating passage. In my mind, Acts 19:11-20 is one of the more extraordinary passages in the entire book of Acts. It starts out by telling us that God was doing “extraordinary miracles” by the the … More I Want to be Known in Hell.
Sometimes we aim in one direction and hit something we never intended. This brief article from Kairos Journal challenges us to not fear the “collateral damage” that our preaching might produce in a culture that needs radical transformation. Are you a babysitter or a prophet? Collateral Damage 23 About that time there arose a great disturbance about the … More What is the Collateral Damage of Your Preaching?
Thursday is for Discipleship The following quote from Leslie Newbegin is, I think, brilliantly perceptive: In discussions about the contemporary mission of the Church it is often said that the Church ought to address itself to the real questions people are asking. That is to misunderstand the mission of Jesus and the mission of the … More The Nature and Mission of the Church