Jan 25, 2016
As the Church celebrates the conversion of St. Paul today, we also rejoice in the missionary work he did, sharing the Good News of Christ with all whom he encountered. We’ve therefore posted below an excerpt from Klaus Detlev Schulz’s Mission from the Cross about setting priorities for a theology of mission. It can be(…)
Jan 18, 2016
In the Gospel of John, the voice of the Word is heard; the Paraclete is speaking. God makes himself known, proffers himself, and so becomes our God. Thus, the Gospel invites us to see and to hear what apart from the Gospel cannot be seen and cannot be heard: the Father of Jesus, who is(…)
Jan 11, 2016
I have suffered the loss of all things and count them as rubbish, in order that I may gain Christ. (Philippians 3:8) Where Our Treasure Lies Therefore, as the dear children and heirs of God, we ought to glory in neither our wisdom, nor strength, nor riches, but in this, that we have the “pearl(…)
Jan 4, 2016
In his book Is God Listening?, Andrew Steinmann shows readers how God’s Word teaches us to construct our prayers so that they are centered on God’s promises. The following excerpt is from the chapter “When Prayer Becomes True Prayer,” in which Dr. Steinmann examines the words of the Lord’s Prayer.