Archive for July, 2011

Saturday of Trinity 5

ShareLuke 11:29-36 I once wrote a poem that began: “Why are there 7 holes in my head?” The answer to that question (in prosaic terms) is “To take in God and be transformed and show Him to the world.”  One way of looking at the purpose of mankind is to examine our lives in terms […]

July 30, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Rob Bell’s Love Wins

Share Well, the cat’s out of the bag now: Rob Bell is officially a universalist.  To date, I’ve kept out of the arguments over the Emergent Church and the theology and methodology of Rob Bell. As a pastor, professor, teacher, and writer – and one who passionately loves Christ and cares about His gospel – […]

July 29, 2011 | 2 Comments More

Matthew Now Available At Amazon

Share Give Us This Day is a unique daily devotional commentary for the entire New Testament based on the ancient method called lectio divina.  Lectio divina, or “divine reading,” is the method used by the early church and countless Christians through the centuries to read the Scriptures to form and transform the soul more than […]

July 29, 2011 | 3 Comments More

Friday of Trinity 5

ShareLuke 11:14-28 You might remember the Ajax White Knight, clad in silver armor, mounted on a white steed, and galloping valiantly down neighborhood streets zapping dirty laundry with his magic white lance to the tune of “Stronger than Dirt.”  Apparently, the inspiration for the White Knight campaign originated in a dream that the ad creator, […]

July 29, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Wednesday of 5th Sunday in Trinity

ShareLuke 10:25-37 It’s a beautiful day in this neighborhood, A beautiful day for a neighbor. Would you be mine? Could you be mine?… Please won’t you be my neighbor?   Hi neighbor! Perhaps no one more than Fred Rogers, Mr. Rogers, has made us all aware of the idea of being a neighbor.  Mr. Rogers […]

July 28, 2011 | 0 Comments More