Category Archives: Ablaze
Psalm 56: 3, 4 reads: “3. What time I am afraid, I will trust in Thee. 4. In God I will praise His word, in God I have put my trust; I will not fear what flesh can do unto … Continue reading
Having “slandered” old African proverbs in another post, I thought I’d move on in the spirit of the recent Olympic Games to praise new Chinese fortune cookies.
The January Concordia Theological Quarterly has an article entitled “Themes of the Cruciform Life in Bonheoffer.” Bonheoffer was executed for his participation in the plot to assassinate the one man every man thinks ought to have been: Hitler.
Spoiler alert: If you haven’t seen the movie “Atonement” and want to, don’t read this.
All quotes are from the book I referenced in an earlier post: Sign of the Kingdom by Lesslie Newbign. ” ‘The Evangelisation of the World in this Generation’ did
The following is a letter I sent to The Lutheran Witness in reference to an article in their February 2008 edition. I don’t think it will see the light of day, so I thought I would give it some … Continue reading
I once observed in a paper on another subject that one of the most frustrating things to hear when asking for directions is, “You can’t get there from here.” What? Aren’t all roads connected? There has got to be some way … Continue reading
One of my favorite apocryphal stories about Jesus goes like this: Jesus, Mother Mary, and Joseph are fleeing the wrath of King Herod heading for Egypt. They are all riding on the back of a donkey. Joseph becomes impatient … Continue reading