Before A Great Cloud of Witnesses: A New Year At Seminary

I was asked to share a passage of Scripture and a brief reflection for a community event this evening and I thought I’d offer it here for all of you as well. I shared this among Fuller students as we prepare for the fall quarter which begins tomorrow. Here are a few excerpts from HebrewsContinue reading “Before A Great Cloud of Witnesses: A New Year At Seminary”

Faith and The Difficult Process of Discernment

Image via Wikipedia “And without faith it is impossible to please God, for whoever would approach him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.” (Hebrews 11:6 NRSV) Over the last month Emily and I have been working through a major life change question. I was looking at taking aContinue reading “Faith and The Difficult Process of Discernment”

Kierkegaard on Solitude

It is an awful satire, and an epigram on the materialism of our modern age, that nowadays the only use that can be made of solitude is imposing it as a penalty, as jail. What a difference there is between those times when, no matter how secular materialism always was, man believed in the solitudeContinue reading “Kierkegaard on Solitude”