The story of one life-long Southern Baptist’s journey to the Anglican tradition.
I can’t believe it has been a year since my friend Kyle and I packed our bags and made the transatlantic journey to Ireland and England. In many ways, it feels like just a few days since I was last walking the streets of the cities I so quickly came to love.
As any hobbit knows, much of the joy of a good day’s walk comes from the friends who travel by your side.
As I walked along the banks of the River Liffey on the last day of my journey, I think all the energy of the ancient cities I had visited––London, Oxford, and Dublin––began to course their way into me.
What you will be rememberd for most… is not your influence on major figures of the 20th Century, but on the common person for the Kingdom of God.
Building our bulwarks and pelting verbal bombs will get us nowhere except perpetual dysfunction. Yelling and calling each other names will create a such increasing disunity that we can no longer be called “the United States.”
I preached my grandfather’s funeral this past weekend. I was simultaneously saddened by the loss of my grandfather and relieved that his long battle with multiple ailments was over and … Continue reading Preaching Through Pain
I have been very quiet here and at Image of Truth as of late. Honestly, the majority of the semester had me in a mental fog, and my mood matched … Continue reading So Where am I?
There have recently been several unseasonably cool days for an August in Louisville. The breeze has brought about even the slightest scent of autumn’s approach. A few stray dry leaves … Continue reading A Change of Seasons
Evangelical Christianity, as we know it, is collapsing, but perhaps this is not a bad thing. Michael Spencer’s heralding piece “The Coming Evangelical Collapse,” (published in the Christian Science Monitor) … Continue reading The Coming Evangelical Rebirth
Bart Ehrman recently appeared on the Colbert Report. Unbeknown to some, Stephen Colbert is a committed Catholic Christian and actually defends the Bible in the way he knows best… his … Continue reading Ehrman vs. Colbert
Tim Keller, pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York, comments on the decline of Christianity in America on MSNBC, giving a nice, concise explanation of Good Friday at the … Continue reading Keller on Christianity on MSNBC