People Pleasing or Christ Serving?

Recently, I was reading a commentary on Galatians by co-founder of the Center for Pastor Theologians, Todd Willson. Chapter 3 of the commentary (dealing strictly with Galatians 1:10) is titled “People-Pleaser or Servant of Christ?”1 As the title suggests, Wilson is setting those two concepts in opposition to each other. Either we are good servant’s... Continue Reading →

Jesus’ Divinity and the Septuagint

I like to think of myself as an “ecumenical Christian.” That is, I am a Christian who is very aware that the Body of Christ far extends beyond the boundaries of my local Church, my immediate tradition or denomination, and even my own time. Jesus has been building His Church for the last 2000 years,... Continue Reading →

The God Who Restores

(Below is another brief reflection that I first wrote up for my church's bulletin.) Progress. There is an almost insatiable desire within much of Western culture that seeks a never ending form of progression. But what are we supposedly progressing to? How do we determine what is true progress and what is actual regress? Can... Continue Reading →

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