My current reading project is The New Testament and the People of God by N. T. Wright. I hope one day to finish the entire series of which this is the first book, namely Christian Origins and the Question of God (for that matter, so does Wright). It’s been a very interesting study so far, … Continue reading "Being Christians: Marked Out as God’s People"
The Alternative to Waiting Link and Zelda were so very in love. They spent pretty much all their time together, and their friends would give them the “blech” face for cuteness basically 24/7. Of course, having grown up in church and being committed to the Christian life, they had no intention of compromising their purity. But … Continue reading "When True Love Doesn’t Need to Wait"
[Note from Caleb: By coincidence, Clark and I both decided to write on this topic recently. So keep an eye out for my post later, and enjoy Clark’s case for celibacy now.] This is a topic which has interested me for a while. I find that, more often than not, celibacy is something of a … Continue reading "The Case for Celibacy – Part 1"
God never demands as little from us as we are comfortable giving Him. We are always called beyond the normal and the natural to a higher life. The Biblical way of being human is especially challenging and especially rewarding. So what does God ask of us? Kill yourself. Forget you exist. Whoever finds their life … Continue reading "Learn to Forget You Exist"
Sometimes it can benefit us to go back to the basics of the Christian life. I recently got myself into some spiritual trouble trying to go deeper and deeper in mysterious parts of theology, and I started to drown. I thank God for the mature, godly advice I received that proved grace to get me … Continue reading "Christian Life 101: The Challenge of Christ"