How to Avoid the Folly of the Pharisees
Sunday, August 19, 2018
The real mistake made by Jesus' classic adversaries might surprise you. You’ve probably heard someone say at some point “Don’t be such a Pharisee.” Typically these words are uttered when someone is being overly scrupulous in “rule keeping” in the Christian...
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Aretha Franklin’s One Faith
Friday, August 17, 2018
As her father once said, Aretha was still a gospel singer. Today’s homecoming of Aretha Franklin prompted me to pull out her legendary double-CD live set, One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism from 1987. While the live Amazing Grace set (1972) is the...
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Why Jesus’ Skin Color Matters
Thursday, August 16, 2018
That he was an ethnic minority shapes how we minister today. After one of my recent lectures, a Christian college student approached me and asked if black people are uncomfortable with the fact that Jesus is white. I responded, “Jesus is not white....
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