The Evangelical Razor Edge

Rather than dividing into two camps along a theological fault line of conservative and liberal or personal and communitarian, evangelicals are called to straddle the two, bringing the complete good news that Jesus came to save us not only from our sinful condition, but to bring heaven’s shalom to a broken world.

How Can the Local Church Advocate for Immigrants?

I work with immigrants and refugees in both ministry and advocacy. When I care about what an immigrant family is going through in relation to their legal status or immigration situation, I have found that the door for prayer, encouragement, scripture and the gospel often opens wide.

Four Basic Truths for Our Sexually Frustrated Society

Jesus liberates the repentant believer from shame, guilt and despair related to sexual sin and invites them to “go, and sin no more (Jn. 8:11).

Is ‘My’ Culture Better than ‘Your’ Culture?

As a writer and artist, I have always been an amateur cultural anthropologist of sorts – observing how people live and relate in each of these nuanced expressions of American culture. It has been interesting to behold moments of beauty, bleakness, and banality in each culture.

The #MeToo Stories of Genesis: Where Is God?

Yahweh is the God who sees, and, because we have the whole story, we know that He is also the God who descends. He descends in the Person and work of Jesus Christ and meets women in their #metoo stories in the most selfless and compassionate way.

A Lived Theology of Reconciliation

The first reconciliation necessary is peace between the individual and God. When that peace is achieved through Christ alone, then opportunity for reconciliation among others is possible.

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The Evangelical Razor Edge

Rather than dividing into two camps along a theological fault line of conservative and liberal or personal and communitarian, evangelicals are called to straddle the two, bringing the complete good news that Jesus came to save us not only from our sinful condition, but to bring heaven’s shalom to a broken world.

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How Can the Local Church Advocate for Immigrants?

I work with immigrants and refugees in both ministry and advocacy. When I care about what an immigrant family is going through in relation to their legal status or immigration situation, I have found that the door for prayer, encouragement, scripture and the gospel often opens wide.

read more

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Holistic Counseling: Why Is It Important?

A holistic form of counseling–one that looks at body, soul and spirit–will not only work to correct unhealthy thinking, but seek to determine whether the causes are physical and/or spiritual.

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