Are Lutherans heretics?
Is the Pope Catholic?
According to some critics, the answer is…no.Continue Reading
Why I believe in guardian angels
Some pastors pooh-pooh the concept as so much sentimental hogwash, but I think that the Scriptures support such an idea (rightly understood).Continue Reading
The last raindrops haven’t dried from Harvey, and already we’re told that Irma is poised to pummel Florida.Continue Reading
How to become the tax collector
In Sunday’s sermon, I offered a (satirical) 3-step process for how to become a Pharisee based on Luke 18.9-14.Continue Reading
What I remembered on vacation
The detail is as profound as it is easily overlooked. Genesis 1 is one of the most familiar chapters in the whole Bible.Continue Reading
5 simple ways to let down your nets
“Put out into the deep,” Jesus told a bemused Simon Peter in Sunday’s Gospel, “and let down your nets for a catch” (Luke 5.4).Continue Reading
Picturing the Trinity
Who can wrap their head around the Trinity?
No one who wants to keep theirs.Continue Reading
Praying with the Church
Prayer is elbow knowledge.
It’s learned less by something you read from a book and more from “rubbing elbows” with others at prayer.Continue Reading
Of Easter & Opening Day
A new beginning.
A fresh start.
The old is passed—behold, new things have come!Continue Reading
The Glorious Defeat
Many people hated the ending.
It felt so anti-climactic. After all of that hard work and perseverance.Continue Reading