Tim Keller’s Opinion of Disney’s “Frozen” (and the Identity Narrative)

In his latest book Preaching Tim Keller addresses five narratives the modern mind tells itself that function almost as self-evident indisputable truths. Among these are: The Rationality Narrative The History Narrative The Society Narrative The Morality/Justice Narrative The Identity Narrative The “Identity narrative” says that we must discover our deepest desires and longings and thenContinue reading “Tim Keller’s Opinion of Disney’s “Frozen” (and the Identity Narrative)”

The Very Worst Missionary

I recently came across this blog titled Jaime the Very Worst Missionary.  The title was certainly intriguing – is she really the very worst missionary? I doubt that. Anyway she wrote something describing herself and I can completely resonate with her: I’m always late because I’m a procrastinator and I procrastinate because I’m overwhelmed and I’m overwhelmedContinue reading “The Very Worst Missionary”

Some Thoughts on Ephesians Five and the Christian Community

In chapter 4 Paul says to the Ephesians: “So I tell you this, and insist on it in the Lord, that you must no longer live as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their thinking. 18 They are darkened in their understanding and separated from the life of God…” But Paul goes on to sayContinue reading “Some Thoughts on Ephesians Five and the Christian Community”

Some Thoughts on Ephesians Two and the Christian Community

And you were dead in the trespasses and sins 2 in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience— 3 among whom we all once lived in the passions of our flesh, carrying outContinue reading “Some Thoughts on Ephesians Two and the Christian Community”

Single or In a Relationship?

So over at at Soma we are in the middle of a sermon series titled “Relationship Status: Its Complicated.” As the title implies its a series on relationships. I’m up this week, after Brandon did a great job talking about Christ centered friendships its my turn to bring the word on singleness. There is anContinue reading “Single or In a Relationship?”