Tag: clean

Jan 2019
Keeping Clean While Engaging Culture

It’s been called one of the most important Christian books of the 20th century: H. Richard Niebuhr’s, Christ and Culture. I read it thirty years ago, then I read it in seminary, and I read it again last year. It’s astonishing to me that a book written in 1951 about something as ‘in the now’ as engaging culture remains as relevant as it is. Sixty-seven years is a long time and culture has shifted remarkably – some might say seismically – since then. But yet, here we are, nearly seven decades on,......

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Alms from Within
July 30, 2018

Alms from Within

Do you remember how in 1 Samuel 15 God gave Saul the victory over the Amalekites? His instructions to the king were pretty straight forward: “Attack the Amalekites and totally destroy all that belongs to them”...