Rational & Practical Christianity

This past week, renowned pastor, scholar, and author Tim Keller died of cancer. I never met Keller, but his books and teaching had a profound impact on the way I diagnose culture through the lens of Scripture, engage with skeptics of Christianity, and articulate the rationale behind Christ's teachings. Keller was extraordinary at blending orthodoxy … Continue reading Rational & Practical Christianity

Are You a Disciple Worth Following?

Tomorrow, I will make my way to Boston to speak at the New England Lectureship, talking about discipleship. As I do, this recent article by fellow disciple-maker Matt Dabbs will be "ringing in my ears"... _________________________________________________________________________________________ I was shocked when he said it…maybe even a little offended. I was sitting in a room listening to … Continue reading Are You a Disciple Worth Following?

Glorifying God by “Seeing & Saying”

Last Sunday, Randy and I started a new sermon series based on 1-2 Peter. You can watch the first sermon in the series here. One verse that we covered was 1 Peter 2:9, which says this... But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of … Continue reading Glorifying God by “Seeing & Saying”