Apostolic Impulse

We are spending Easter season exploring the books of Acts. Having our focus on the building blocks of new creation that we see throughout. New creation is highlighted in the Lord’s prayer – “thy kingdom come, thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.” In other words, the in-breaking of heaven into… Read More Apostolic Impulse

The Predicament

So catastrophic a remedy demands a catastrophic predicament. Stephen Westerholm sermon here (starting at minute 38:53) The cross is difficult to understand. Why was it necessary? Wasn’t there some other way to accomplish forgiveness? It is not until we see, as Westerholm says, the “catastrophic predicament” that we find ourselves in does the reality of… Read More The Predicament