Grateful to the first reviews coming in of my new book, “Settlers or Sojourners? A Meditation on Christian Identity” I brought these over from Amazon.com. Another encouraging note is that the book is beginning to get some sales in England! Pray that it might start a revival on both sides of the Atlantic. “This world … More Early Reviews of “Settlers or Sojourners?
First offering! The book is available in Kindle format now and paperback by the end of the month. It’s a little book filled with big thoughts of God, big thoughts of God’s kingdom, and big thoughts about the Church’s place in the world. My hope is that many will heed its cry for a passionate rediscovery of … More New Book Available: Be one of the first to review
Christians Have Pickled Themselves in the American Dream. Here are ten reasons why I wrote Settlers or Sojourners? It will be available on Kindle first (in about two weeks) and paperback next month. It ‘s a book to shake us out of our nesting instincts and inflame the passions of an adventurer.
Friday is for Heart Songs I have been a Leonard Cohen fan since the late 1960’s through all the interesting changes to his voice, each of them more interesting than the one before. Cohen, as far as I know is not a Christian, but his lyrics have always revealed a depth and a searching for … More Show Me the Place Where the Suffering Began
Can somebody define for me what a Christian is and what he is supposed to do in the world? How should they view themselves and their purpose? See the link below for discussion. What is a Christian? How Should He View Himself and His Mission?.
Sunday Musings This week I was busy with writing a long paper for a class in my doctoral program so I serialized an essay I wrote a couple of years ago in six parts. Unfortunately, I got two of the parts out of sequence! Opps! So If you want to read them in the right … More Redefining Who a Christian Is, Biblically of Course.
The Difference between a Sojourner and a Settler To be sure, a settler, like a sojourner, is a person who is on a journey. My image, as a white, middle-class 49 year old —who grew up watching western cowboy movies—is of a covered wagon, with all the earthly belongings the settlers can fit inside, headed … More We are a Cross-bought People: Part 2
We Ought to be a Cross-shaped People What is the self-identity of the Christian? How is the believer to view himself in his horizontal relationships to the material world and in his vertical relationship to God? Who does he see him/herself to be? A better way to phrase the question would be, “How am I, … More We are a Cross-bought People: Part 1