Cultural and academic underachievement might need to be a mark of faithfulness to Jesus in our busy and cultured society.
There is a fairly old debate concerning modern Christian mission: Should priority be given to gospel preaching or to social action?
Do we make our service to Christ suit our plans and convenience?
The best Bible commentaries are like seasoned adventure guides – they know their terrain well and have long experience of sharing it with others.
Some words from the past that offer a helpful perspective on the issue of supposedly ‘boring’ testimonies…
The call of Christ still waits to be answered.
I think it would be a great project to read through the Gospels and consider how ALL of it is ‘good news’.
I affirm that the central purpose of the Bible is to reveal and explain the significance of Jesus, but I believe it can still bless people outside of that purpose.
It is easy to get used to being comfortable at church, to being ‘entertained’ in a mild sense of that word. Even though we might feel a little sheepish about this, it is not something we would hurry to change.
Have you put your career in its proper perspective?