Outstanding books from 2007

Last year I noted four books that I really appreciated reading during 2006. Well, here’s a similar attempt from the vintage year of 2007… The Jesus Way, Eugene Peterson (Eerdmans, 2007) This is the third book in Eugene Peterson’s spiritual theology series (the first two being Christ Plays in Ten Thousand Places and Eat This [...]

Four Week Study Series on Mission

SESSION 1 – RELATIONSHIPS 2 Corinthians 5: 14-20 “Our firm decision is to work from this focused center: One man died for everyone. That puts everyone in the same boat. He included everyone in his death so that everyone could also be included in his life, a resurrection life, a far better life than people [...]

A tale of many blind spots

Larry is a financial advisor. He has worked in the industry for ten years and has completed a professional qualification in financial planning. As one of three partners in his firm, Larry has a reasonable degree of influence in the way business is undertaken. While his fellow partners do not share his own commitment to [...]

I’ve been ruminating on…everyday life

A few years ago I wrote a research paper in which I attempted to develop a Christian view (or theology) of cars. I remember the reactions I received from people when I told them what I was working on. Responses varied, but almost without exception the only variance was the degree of consternation and mirth [...]