Monthly Archives: October 2008

Reformed and Always Reforming

I shared a brief devotion in chapel today in honor of Reformation Day. Here’s the gist of it: Romans 3:21-26 But now, irrespective of law, the righteousness of God has been disclosed, and is attested by the law and the … Continue reading

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Remembering the Journey

Well, somehow it has been three months since I started blogging. It has been a fruitful exercise for me as I try to sift through the thoughts that inundate my mind on a day-to-day basis. And I want to thank … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Cost of Discipleship

A classic that most Christians have heard of and probably read is The Cost of Discipleship by Dietrich Bonhoeffer. This book is most famous for his discussion on “cheap grace” and “costly grace”. This launches into a discussion into what it actually means … Continue reading

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Paul and Narrative

This is some reflections on the second plenary session at Reclaiming Paul. It was entitled, “Paul and Narrative,” and it was given by Steve Fowl, Professor of Theology at Loyola College in Baltimore. Steve began by looking at Philippians 3:4-14. … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Secret Message of Jesus

I haven’t read much of Brian McLaren’s work until recently, but I would recommend getting your hands of The Secret Message of Jesus. It’s definitely worth a read. As always with McLaren, the idea of the book stemmed from a … Continue reading

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Why We Need Paul

The Reclaiming Paul conference was quite fruitful in my opinion. The atmosphere of scholars and pastors was a unique environment in which to wrestle with the apostle Paul and the implications for the church today. I want to begin by discussing … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ancient-Future Faith

Quite yet another book review. I’ve let them pile up a bit and am finally catching up. Ancient-Future Faith by Robert Webber is a real gem. A very well researched book exploring evangelicalism in the postmodern world. Webber draws extensively from … Continue reading

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