Did Jesus Really Have To Die?

Did Jesus Really Have To Die John Stackhouse

Note: This Single Question Interview is different from others on this site. Normally I ask a variety of respected followers of Jesus a question. I find the varied responses bring a depth and richness to the Christian faith. Today’s question is too big. Instead, I only asked the question of John Stackhouse to allow him to … Read more

Waiting on God – An Advent Practice

Waiting on God - An Advent Practice

I used to believe the month of December lasted longer than all the other months put together. I was hard-wired to look forward to Christmas Day as a child. The waiting was nearly impossible. Waiting is never easy. It doesn’t matter whether you’re waiting for Christmas, a baby to arrive, or medical results, time slows … Read more

What Does It Mean To Be A Sign, Instrument & Foretaste? – Part 2

Lesslie Newbigin

“How is it that music can, without words, evoke our laughter, our fears, our highest aspirations?” ― Jane Swan Lesslie Newbigin’s description of the church’s mission to be a sign, instrument and foretaste of the kingdom of God is beautiful. In this series I’m looking at each of Newbigin’s images to see how they enlighten … Read more