If you are a Protestant, but sometimes wonder if Protestantism is missing something, here is a thought-provoking read. I’ve been Protestant my whole life, yet recently there’s been a search for something that Protestantism hasn’t supplied. I wondered whether it was me. However, Gallatin, a former-Protestant-covert-to-Orthodoxy, uses his own personal journey as a means of […]Read more "Thirsting For God: Matthew Gallatin"
But my enemies are vigorous and powerful Ps. 38:19a (HCSB) I’m on a journey of learning how to read the Bible not so much from the rationalistic perspectives of Western Christendom where the meaning of the passage is found only in what the writers literally meant. The Psalms are a great place to practice this skill. […]Read more "My Enemies are Powerful"
My brother-in-law gave me a book about two weeks ago by Brant Pitre on the Eucharist and it’s Jewish Roots. Without a doubt this is one of the best books I’ve read this year, maybe the past couple of years. This book was devoured in a matter of days. It caused me to rush back […]Read more "Brant Pitre on the Jewish Roots of the Eucharist"
I’m sorry for the arrogance and pride with which I tried to show you the grace, love, freedom, mystery, and beauty of Christ. I’m sorry that more often than not, I displayed the truth that “knowledge puffs up” rather than “love builds up.” Years have passed since I left seminary and returned to the high […]Read more "To My Former Students"