We’re spending the season of Lent in a sermon series called the “CrossRoad.” (Listen here.) In his book The Day the Revolution Began, N. T. Wright reminds us that the cross was more than a momentary transaction to deal with individual sins (though it is also that!). The story is much bigger and deeper. The cross launched a … More The Revolutionary CrossRoad
For some say, “Paul’s letters are demanding and forceful, but in person he is weak, and his speeches are worthless!” (2 Cor 10:10) Have you heard of the 10,000 Hour Rule? Associated with popular writer Malcolm Gladwell and his book Outliers, the principle holds that 10,000 hours of “deliberate practice” are needed to become world-class in any … More Only 5,275 Hours to Go!
“I was imbued with the spirit of Paul and I found it transforming,” the British actor shared in an interview. … More James Faulkner & Apostle Paul
“I rest only so long as I am writing to you or reading your letters.” —Cicero, To Atticus 9.4.1 “That which is sweetest when we meet face to face is afforded by the impress of a friend’s hand upon his letter – recognition.” —Seneca, Moral Letters 40.1 I am drawn by some invisible force to “look for … More Ancient Letters Speak Today
“You have heard that it was said, ‘Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.’ But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to them the other cheek also…“You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’But I tell you, love your … More Scot McKnight on Christian Pacifism