Runout is the place you didn’t want to be: uncertain, surrounded by risk, gripped by fear. But it is the place we all live all the time. And we can thrive there: dying and rising with Christ and our neighbor, living in hope with a daring confidence in God’s grace.
It is arrogant for Christians to think that we have solutions for the world’s problems. The holy scriptures are treated as a how-to guide for supposedly helping… Read more “The Arrogance of Christianity”
Most Sunday mornings, I stand up in front of a group of people and declare to them “the entire forgiveness” of all their sins. I speak for… Read more “Cheap Grace”
How to become holy? Read the Bible more? Pray more? Meditate? Dress in elaborate religious clothing? Separate yourself from the profane? Nope. “There is only one who… Read more “Becoming (Holy) Church”