I Am the Object of the Great Commission

I told a friend recently about a conversation I had with some people who are not Christians. “What a great gospel opportunity!” he replied. This left me with an odd feeling that I took some time to excavate. I have come to see conversations as ends in themselves, as occasions for enjoying another person and […]

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Personal & Cultural Self-Criticism

In my opinion, a self-critical posture is essential to being Christian. By “self-critical,” I do not mean self-condemnation or self-loathing, but a pursuit of self-awareness. My quest to understand myself and my relationships has set me on a course of excavating the hidden dynamics that underlie my attitudes and behaviors. I constantly seek to understand […]

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