Review: Church of Cowards

Our self-righteousness is in dire need of a wake-up call, and that is what this book is for. It is an insightful "wake-up call to complacent Christians," convicting us to acknowledge and wrestle with what we actually believe and what we are called to believe and live out.

A Story of Encouragement from a Neighbor

When I set out to write today, this isn’t what I had in mind, but I just received a call from a neighbor a few minutes ago. I don’t know her very well. Actually, I know barely anything about her other than 1) she’s my neighbor 2) I know her name 3) she drives a …

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The Face of Christ: Part 5 – All Nations, Tribes, and Tongues

Now we have, in brief, dug into the history of Christian art and had the opportunity to enjoy art from around the world. So why bother to show all of these images? Why should it matter if we have a variety of art from around the world? I share them because they show how we …

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The Face of Christ: Part 4 – Christ in Culture and Art

As discussed in the previous installment of this series, it is both acceptable and good to preserve and appreciate art from around the world. In the following, we will discuss types of depictions of Christ, examine the implications of depicting His face, and get the chance to view examples of that art from around the …

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The Face of Christ: Part 3 – The History of Christian Art

In the previous installments of this series, we addressed the foundation for this discussion, the ethnicity of Jesus, and the Gospel message. As always, there is a necessity to understand history, and that is what we will discuss in the following. The last section began that discussion by speaking a little on Jesus' earthly ethnic history concerning …

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