What College Football Can Teach the Church

“The children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light” (Luke 16:8). The legendary coach was done. After forty-one years at the University of Chicago, leading the Maroons to seven Big Ten championships in football, most recently in 1924, coach Amos Alonzo Stagg stepped down, due to forced retirement at … More What College Football Can Teach the Church

In-House Ministerial Training: Fertilizer for the American Church

“But he answering said unto him, Lord, let it alone this year also, till I shall dig about it, and dung it: And if it bear fruit, well: and if not, then after that thou shalt cut it down” (Luke 13:8-9). This past week, God “spoke” through some amazing providence, perhaps giving us some hints … More In-House Ministerial Training: Fertilizer for the American Church

Humble Pride and the Christian Tradition

As Christians, we are quite familiar with denominational labels, but are they proper?  Is it right to identify other Christians as “Lutheran” or “Wesleyan,” when such labels are absent from the Bible, and carry the name of mere men?  Is it right to identify other Christians as “Evangelical” or “Fundamentalist,” when such labels can give … More Humble Pride and the Christian Tradition