When I see pictures like the one above, my first thought is, “I wonder what happened to this guy and his car?” I’ll bet you have wondered about things like that too. Wouldn’t you like to know more of the story? The man is most likely, dead and buried and awaiting the resurrection of the … More What Does the Future Look Like?
Thought Provoking Meme George Orwell and Aldous Huxley had two different visions for two different futures. They gave the world a choice between 1984 or Brave New World? Which of those is a truer picture of our present? Here’s a better, truer vision and future, . . . Jesus’ return and reign. Fact: NOTHING … More Two Visions, Two Futures.
Sunday Musings The second coming of Christ is more sure than your next breath … 15 For this we declare to you by a word from the Lord, that we who are alive, who are left until the coming of the Lord, will not precede those who have fallen asleep. 16 For the Lord himself will descend from … More Jesus Isn’t Going to be Sneaky
Monday is for Discussion Think of all the things we might reasonably surmise are sure bets concerning future events. Ready? Go. The sun will rise. The congress will not solve our debt crisis on Monday. A politician will prove he or she has zero character and will still ask people to vote for him or … More Betting on the Future and Why Eschatology Matters
“Luther said that a Christian only really has two days, today and ‘that day’ (i.e. ‘the day of the Lord’).” A good word for all of us. For more see: Eschatology is About a Hope-saturated Praxis.
Weekend Links Here’s the weekend links from some of the reading this week. Enjoy Notes to Harold Camping Followers Open letter to Harold Camping Followers (Michael Horton) Harold Camping Should Publicly Repent (Michael A. Vu) Church Growth and Discipleship How does one church have 130% of its people in small groups? Francis Chan on the … More Weekend Links for 5/28/11
Or Gossip Girl, or TMZ, or Access Hollywood or …. There are so many trivialities in life. Don’t waste your life on them. Spend your life for Christ and his Kingdom, for hurting people who need hope, and endangered youth who need rescue. It’s a funny picture below, but how many other things that … More Every Time You Watch Jersey Shore (or Gossip Girl) a Book Commits Suicide
Eschatology is about a hope-saturated praxis, not figuring out days. Update: I had an interesting discussion with a new family to our church this morning after the service. The conversation ranged over a host of doctrinal issues. The whole experience reminded me of this post from early in 2011. “Be on your guard” “Keep awake.” … More Eschatology is About a Hope-saturated Praxis
Friday is for Heart Songs Reflecting on Ecclesiastes 7:14 (ESV) In the day of prosperity SITUATION be joyful ACTION and In the day of adversity SITUATION consider ACTION God has … More Why Does God Hide the Future from Us?