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Gospel or Justice, Which?

Some evangelicals talk as though personal evangelism and public justice are contradictory concerns, or, at least, that one is part of the mission of the church and the other isn't. I think otherwise.

Tragic Triumph

Confetti flutters in the background. Sweat-stained players embrace Gatorade-drenched coaches. The reporter shoves the microphone into the face of the exuberant athlete. "How will you celebrate this victory?" With a large smile, the player replies, "I'm going to Disneyland!" We've come to expect the victor to celebrate at the Happiest Place on Earth. Spiritual victories rarely land us on Main Street at Disney. Instead, spiritual victories often leave us emotionally spent and spiritually vulnerable. Elijah felt the sting of a tragic triumph.

A Life Less Ordinary

1 Kings 19:19-21 I don't know whether Elisha knew Elijah or not. He'd surely heard of him. I imagine the whole country was talking about how Elijah had taken on Queen Jezebel and her 400 prophets. I'll bet there were lots of stories going around about Elijah. Nowadays, Elish

Idols, Demons, And The Lord’s Supper

Fifteenth in a series1 Corinthians 10:14-22 The text for today reads: Therefore, my dear friends, flee from the worship of idols. I speak as to sensible people; judge for yourselves what I say. The cup of blessing that we bless, is it not a sharing in the blood of Christ? The bread that we b