Category: Theology & Scripture

The Birth of the Warrior King

The joyful celebrations of Christmas jar against horrifying images in the news. Yet Jesus the Warrior King comes to establish his kingdom in the face of the kingdom of darkness.

/ December 23, 2016

The Problem with Our Past and Future Gospel

We need the good news of the present.

/ December 14, 2016

Self-pity and the Betrayal of God

Self-pity is a sure sin, but how can we bring to God what our hearts are not yet convicted of? God shows us through the Prophet Jonah.

/ December 1, 2016

What Jesus Didn’t Say

Why did Jesus only partially quote Isaiah 61:1-2 and how that can be good news for us?

/ November 4, 2016

When Faith is Not Enough

What do we do when our faith in God's promises fails us? When His promises sound too good to be true against the backdrop of our broken lives?

/ October 11, 2016

“Sweet Emily, Talitha Cumi”

Jesus' words to Emily Choi and the rest of his little lambs.

/ August 9, 2016

God the Son, Equal in Authority with God the Father

A well-known writer claims that God the Son doesn't have the same authority as God the Father. Here's why he's wrong.

/ June 14, 2016

The God Who Saves Evil People

The rescue of the evil King Manasseh reminds us that no one is beyond the saving grace of God.

/ May 26, 2016

God’s Love for the Immigrant

What does it mean to love immigrants as God loves them?

/ May 3, 2016