Martin Luther, Repentance, Theses and Life

It was nearly 400 years ago now that a brash, brave young monk made a public declaration that the church needed to have a conversation. The pope was selling salvation. The priests were exploiting their flocks. The people were cowering in fear. Luther had finally come to a breaking point and he had one message:…

Jesus, The God-Man For Us

It really is weird to think about God walking around on earth.   The Roman Caesars assumed that they were divine. The Egyptians kings- the Pharaohs, I hear, pretty much figured the same thing. If you think about King Tut’s palace or Mel Brooks’ great philosophical statement “It’s good to be the king,” it would…

The Way of Jesus: Following Person over Principle

Follow me, run along behind me! That is all. To follow in his steps is something which is void of all content. It gives us no intelligible program for a way of life, no goal or ideal to strive after…Jesus is the only significance. Beside Jesus nothing has any significance. He alone matters. –Bonhoeffer I…

Our Fantasy Land of God and Porn

C.S. Lewis explained our obsession with sex about as simply as I have read or heard. He said that if there were a culture passing around pictures of a roasted hog, a sizzling fillet, or a tasty crème brule in secret satisfaction, you would have to conclude that they have not properly understood food. There…