This weekend I graduate from Northern Seminary as a Doctor of the Church specializing the historical context of the New Testament. This moment has been a long time in the making. Like 18 years! Here’s the story.
“Rejoice with me because I have found my lost sheep.” LUKE 15 Just a reminder that I am breathing new life into many old devotionals with my Daily Illumination Audio podcast. It’s a lot of fun to “perform” these old stories in audio format. This past week, for example, […]
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Here’s a throwback “Roadside Reflection” from a few years back. What can a small-town misfit or local laughingstock teach us about Christmas? LISTEN. Jeremy Berg View original post
Happy Black Friday … um, I guess? But what if we could purchase some positivity and throw some joy and peace and love at those we meet? This has been a very difficult year for artists and musicians, unable to gig and play to crowded rooms. It’s also […]
It is important to love one’s neighbor — but in America, individual freedom is often more prized than biblical admonitions.
“The monastery is a school of love because it teaches us to forget ambition, convenience and self-gratification in order to open our hearts to love.”
It is not the sins we are tempted to commit that ought to frighten us, but the acts of justice we are never inspired to attempt.
There is no shame in being privileged or being white; it’s whether or not we’re aware of this privilege, understand that privilege often comes at another’s expense, and, most importantly, what we decide to do with our privilege.
The lesson that God would judge a city for its economic practices is a sobering thought. The fact that much of the condemnation appears to stem from its self-indulgence should hit with particular force at modern consumer culture
Phil Vischer (Veggie Tales) and his law professor brother Rob taught a class that touched on the Black Lives Matter movement, asking and attempting to answer the question, “Why so angry? Isn’t racism over?”
This is a “kairos moment” for the white church and America that I pray doesn’t pass us by leaving us unchanged.