Where Faith Begins

The wisdom of the story of Paul preaching in Athens is that the prevalence of idols in a culture is not an indication that God is no longer needed. It indicates the opposite—that the culture is desperately seeking what God offers—good news, the bold and provocative message that Jesus rose from the dead and so will we.

The Scarred Messiah

This moment will not last forever. We will get back together physically when it is safe to do so, but we will not be the same. We will, like the resurrected Jesus, still bear the scars of this wilderness journey.

Faith Beyond Expectations

If we see our relationship with God in the world’s transactional framework, we are doomed. We can never earn our way to freedom.