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Prayer priorities

As I gear up for study, I want to renew my prayer life. I’ve always felt a tension between the tremendous importance of prayer and my desperate failure to pray. I’ll write progressively more about praying in months to come. In the meantime, here are a few thoughts rehashed from […]

Why read the Old Testament?

This got chopped out of an upcoming sermon for SAS. The Old Testament (OT) seems strange and dense to us. It seems so much the thing of another time and place: the writings of an ancient Palestinian culture about their dealings with a powerful, mysterious God (is he even the […]

Athanasius and other great dudes

Some time ago, I remember having a conversation with the worship pastor at my church: he was thinking about two common views people hold of Jesus, that is, either as their best friend, or as their king. I’ve been dipping into a bit of church history lately and reflecting on […]

Depicting Jesus

How should we depict Jesus? Is there one particular way in which we should portray Jesus? What would make a wrong depiction of Jesus, if anything? To get you thinking, here’s a useful page from Rejesus. As in previous posts, I began a series of designs for ES using the […]