When Jesus uses the two words “I am,” something unique happens: He is claiming to be Israel’s God, Yahweh.Read more "Jesus The I AM"
All believers, because Jesus is in them and they’re in Jesus, now make up his temple. We’re God’s new house to be bearers of Jesus’ ongoing presence in and to the world until he returns.Read more "Jesus, the Temple, and You"
Understanding baptism is crucial for all Jesus-followers. But, I’ve often wondered if the way we baptize followers of Jesus really matters–since wise people, that I greatly respect, disagree.Read more "Baptism: Sprinkling or Dunking?"
Complaining is saying that God should act differently towards me than he has — and when you know the God of the Bible, that’s a scary thought.Read more "It’s the Worst: Contemplating Our Complaining"
Thinking is a central part of life: decisions are the bricks of life, building our days, years, and ultimately our lives. This tool of the human experience sometimes overwhelms, excites, surprises, blesses, or misleads us.Read more "Keep Thinking"
A new earth and heaven is coming with the best part being, God and his people are fully face to face, never to be veiled by any obstacles. Sin: gone. Satan: gone. Death: gone. Perfectly happy because perfectly unified.Read more "God’s Temple-Presence"
Christians need loud voices, promoting that which will help humanity prosper: biblical justice, love, peace — human flourishing.Read more "The Christian and Social Justice"