I spent my first Father’s Day in bed with a 102 degree fever. Thankfully I’m feeling a lot better today!
Here’s a great article by Thomas Kidd addressing how to think through the sins of historical people we revere. The whole article is worth reading, but if you catch just one sentence: “We should be candid and forthright about the failings of people in the past, but we should not flatter ourselves by assuming we would have done better in their situation.”
The Theological Legacy of Rachel Held Evans. With the untimely and sad death of a prominent liberal Christian, I thought it would be good to share a reminder of who RHE was and what she stood for. If you don’t know who she is, here’s a good roundup of bite-sized reviews that will let you know key things about her and her theology. (Also, it’s worth remembering what J. Gresham Machen said in Christianity and Liberalism.)
What We Lose When We Collapse the Four Gospels by Petar Nenadov. He gave words to what I’ve thought for a while now!
Context Matters: He Who Began a Good Work in You by Peter Krol
The Bible Passage People Mistake for Good News by Aaron Wilson
Here’s an interesting look at a the grocery store phenomenon that is Trader Joe’s
World map: the literal translation of country names. I love this.
Here’s a video featuring…yours truly! A month ago I shot this video giving a peek into what LRI’s training looks like on the ground. Please pray with us that God would continue to move in Quito, Ecuador!