The more I dive into the parable of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37), especially into its cultural context, the more I find it challenging.
- April 24, 2023| |
For years, I was not aware of my control issue—because it was cloaked in spiritual piety.
- April 3, 2023| |
A lot of the criticism seems to stem from a suspicion of emotions and spiritual experience.
- February 27, 2023| |
Too often in history the language of tough love has been abused to justify unloving ideas, actions, and systems. We need to be very careful.
- January 30, 2023| |
Many think Jesus’ cleansing of the temple was a display of harsh anger and violence. However, Mark’s account shows otherwise.
- January 3, 2023| |
We need to be Christ’s channels of grace and compassion to all in need.
- November 28, 2022| |
The second person of the Trinity becoming flesh in baby Jesus was not only miraculous—a sign of God’s power—but also astonishing—a sign of God’s humility.
- October 31, 2022| |
God was more worried about pride than any sexual sin.
- September 19, 2022| |
Congratulations to the winners of our young adult writing contest sponsored by Multiplication Network Ministries ! This year’s theme is “What Gives You Hope?” We could always use a reminder of our hope in God.
- September 5, 2022| |
I witnessed that spirit of censure and distrust during debates on the floor of synod.
- June 27, 2022| |
Within 24 hours of Synod 2022’s declaration that its stance on homosexual sex is confessional, I started receiving emails from people lamenting this decision.
- May 23, 2022| |
Although orthodoxy and orthopraxy are both necessary, I think we have overemphasized them at the expense of orthocardia.
- April 25, 2022| |
We will always fight over something unless we face and resolve our underlying issues. As far as I can tell, we have collectively ignored them.
- March 28, 2022| |
Genuine peace requires transformation of hearts and relationships.
- February 28, 2022| |
Moderates within each party are often the most vulnerable and isolated.
- February 16, 2022| |
우리가 사랑해야 할 사람들이 얽힌 실제적이고 복잡한 문제까지도 대부분 지식적으로 접근하려는 경향이 있는 것 같습니다.
- February 7, 2022| |
It seems we have a tendency to approach issues mostly as intellectual problems to be solved even when they involve real, complex people who need to be loved.
- January 26, 2022| |
우리는 성경 한 구절에서 마음에 드는 절반만 취하고 나머지 절반을 무시할 수 없습니다.
- January 3, 2022| |
We cannot cherry-pick one half of that verse and ignore the other half.
- November 15, 2021| |
How do we know if we have domesticated Scripture to feed our spiritual pride? There are at least three major signs.
- November 15, 2021| |
These facts are only a few in a long list of social ills, conflicts, and challenges God’s people have faced these past few years.
- September 27, 2021| |
For me, Christian spirituality is holistic because the biblical truth and worldview is holistic.
- September 7, 2021| |
비록 2013년 보고서에서 다루었을지라도 저는 이러한 두려움들이 얼마나 공개적으로 인식되어왔고 북미주 개혁교회 리더들이 얼마나 투명하게 씨름해왔는지 궁금합니다.
- August 16, 2021| |
Even though that 2013 report named them, I wonder how much these fears have been openly acknowledged and transparently wrestled with by CRC leaders.