Author Tertullian (c. 150-220). Quintus Septimius Florens Tertullianus was raised pagan and converted later in life in 193. Before his conversion, it is believed that he practiced law. He was a priest in the Carthaginian Church and was married but with no children. He was a logos school theologian before joining the Montanist sect later … Continue reading Tertullian’s Apology: A Summary and Reflection
Discipleship at Home: Formal or Organic?
How do you pour spiritual truths into your kids? Have you ever had that question asked? What is your response? Parents often answer by discussing specific practices they do: praying at the dinner table, family worship, etc. Another set of parents can discuss how they don't have anything specific and might even say they don't … Continue reading Discipleship at Home: Formal or Organic?
I Ain’t Never Had Too Much __________.
A country song some time ago said, "I ain’t never had too much fun." It went on to say all the things that were better with more quantity. Whether you would have the same list or not, a good principle underlies the song - some things don't need to be balanced out but must be … Continue reading I Ain’t Never Had Too Much __________.
Three Truths About the Cross
John Stott wrote a book some years ago entitled The Cross of Christ. In the chapter Looking Beneath the Surface, Stott says that the cross reveals three truths about ourselves and Jesus. I want to reflect on these truths in this post, which is fitting for Good Friday. Truth 1: Our Sins Must Be Extremely … Continue reading Three Truths About the Cross