Captivated and Captured by Gospel Theology

I cannot get enough of it.  Theology.  I am willingly drowning in it.  I lose sleep over it.  I am sacrificing a great deal of money to learn more of it.  The “tolle lege” that rang in Augustine’s ear echoes in mine.  And the more I take up and read, the more intrigued, mystified, entranced…

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Revisiting the “We Need Boring Christians” Article (part 1)

  Six months ago RELEVANTMagazine.com published my article “We Need Boring Christians.”  They re-published it on the site in December—seems as though was one of the most shared articles on their site for 2011.  I had no idea the reception would be that strong.  I suppose a nerve was struck. In this series of posts…

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IVP’s Lenten Blog Tour

InterVarsity Press is sponsoring a blog tour throughout Lent.  A handful of us IVP authors are contributing to the weekly posts.  You can check out “Behind the Books” (one of IVP’s blogs) to get the schedule.  Rachel Stone has launched us off with a reflection on Lenten fasting.  Hopeful Realism is slotted for March 19….

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