Is There Tension Between God’s Love and Justice?

Scripture is replete with references to God’s love, but it also speaks of his wrath. Are these two attributes of God somehow in tension, as if one part of God were somehow opposed to another part? I will explain why there is no actual tension between God’s love and God’s wrath, when they are properly… Continue reading Is There Tension Between God’s Love and Justice?

How Do We Speak the Truth In Love Today? (Some Further Reflections on Church Leadership from Ephesians 4:15-16)

This question came in via texting at Sunday's 11AM worship gathering at Park Community Church (Forest Glen), and it's another good one. Let's look at the phrase, "speaking the truth in love," in context. What it means to speak the truth in love In Ephesians 4, Paul describes church leaders as Christ's gifts to His… Continue reading How Do We Speak the Truth In Love Today? (Some Further Reflections on Church Leadership from Ephesians 4:15-16)

Dear World

Dear World, What is it about Jesus that makes his followers love Him so much? Followers of Christ today have so much joy and peace, even in the middle of life's most intensely painful moments. Why is that? How is it possible that Christians are able to stand firm, even when the entire climate of… Continue reading Dear World