The Singing Revolution

🎉Happy New Year!🎉 As we prepare for another year of prayer, fasting, worship, and keeping a watchful eye on the news, let us dwell for a moment on the faithful saints who’ve gone before us. The Singing Revolution shares how, between 1987 and 1991, hundreds of thousands of Estonians gathered publicly to sing forbidden patrioticContinue reading “The Singing Revolution”

What Should Our Christian Posture to the World Be?

In an episode of Life and Books and Everything last May, Kevin DeYoung read from the article he wrote for WORLD Opinions on seven principles for cultivating a Christian posture toward the world. I found these last two points particularly helpful to think through, especially as we navigate the year ahead: #6 Approach cultural andContinue reading “What Should Our Christian Posture to the World Be?”

Books on Prayer (not to be confused with “prayer books”)

🎁 Looking for the perfect gift to give your loved ones? 🎁 Imagine if you could wrap and present them with an entire box of a year’s worth of answered – and perhaps mercifully unanswered? – prayers. While our material focus can sometimes be overdrawn to stockings, mistletoe, decorations, The Perfect Gift List, and impressingContinue reading “Books on Prayer (not to be confused with “prayer books”)”

How Did Christianity Change the World?

Eric Clapton might resonate with you when he sings about wishing to change the world, but did you know that Jesus already has, and continues to?  We know, we know: it’s easy – and popular – to bash the Church and Christians, and some of it may even be deserved. But before you continue scrolling,Continue reading “How Did Christianity Change the World?”

Gospel Resources

Gos•pel means “good news”, derived from Anglo-Saxon “god-spell” meaning “good story”, derived from ‘evangelium’ (Latin) and ‘euangelion’ (Greek), meaning ‘good news’ or ‘good telling’. It’s also a shorthand term for the record of Jesus’ life and teaching in the first four books of the New Testament. Have you ever wondered how to explain the gospel?Continue reading “Gospel Resources”

The Knot: What is Love? (Baby Don’t Hurt Me)

I am a member of a fraternity of kinds. I won’t divulge which – I’m about to paint them with a pretty broad brush. It’s a truism to say that this fraternity is cheaper than a can of Spam… a label that is often worn with pride.  The game goes as follows. Need some workContinue reading “The Knot: What is Love? (Baby Don’t Hurt Me)”