As I read through the wonderfully written article by Craig Watts , I began to wonder, “what does Capitalism naturally teach us?” Nothing, isn’t a sufficient answer. Continue reading
Looking at the ethics of the kingdom of God, alerts me to the importance of perception or how we view the world around us. Developing a holistic character ethic has a four dimensional focus: “passions/loyalties, our perceptions, our way of reasoning, and our basic convictions.” Continue reading
Acts 2:42—Sunday giving or daily living?
Since as long as I can remember (which isn’t terribly long), I have seen people scramble to Acts 2:42 in order to prove that there is a “worship pattern” beginning in Acts 2–among whom I am chief. These brothers desperately twist and mar the text. In the end, the verse is so disfigured that it does not resemble a verse, and its form not even a son of verses. Continue reading
Before we can start cutting wood for a deck we must first take measurements of the house. Before we can even begin to comb through the text with microscopic lenses, we must first pull out our telescope, clean those lenses and get the whole picture in our purview. Continue reading