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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What Happens When a Non-believer Takes the Lord’s Supper Seriously?

Sunday Afternoon Musings This week I have been rereading a short biography on the life of Charles Simeon. It’s the second bio in John Piper’s The Roots of Endurance (Crossway, 2002). Simeon was a British pastor (1754-1836). His mother died when he was very young, his father was an unbeliever and he was sent to … More What Happens When a Non-believer Takes the Lord’s Supper Seriously?

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Preparing for Easter (1)

Preparing Our Hearts for Easter Easter is only three weeks away! Christianity rises and falls on the resurrection of Christ. If Jesus rose from the dead on Easter Sunday, everything is proved. Everything is fulfilled or will be fulfilled.  Jesus is God. The Scriptures are accurate. The prophecies are fulfilled. Sin and death have been … More Preparing for Easter (1)

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