Reading and Teaching Old Testament Narrative and Poetry by Kyle Rapinchuk

As we lead up to our second Lead U Conference (For the Life of the Church: Christianity and Cultural Engagement, April 27-28), we are sharing links to the presentations from our first conference last fall, Christianity and the Death of the Old Testament. Below is a brief summary of this week's featured presentation with a … Continue reading Reading and Teaching Old Testament Narrative and Poetry by Kyle Rapinchuk

“How’s the Weather?” and The Mission of the Church

  Devotional/Reflection:  I once wrote a short story for a creative writing class about a guy at a bus stop. He talked about the most random, incoherent, and meaningless things, and it drove the woman sitting next to him crazy. I won’t reproduce that story here; I will only say that my professor loved it, … Continue reading “How’s the Weather?” and The Mission of the Church

The Church: A Grace-Filled Community: A Devotional on Acts 4.32-37

  Devotional/Reflection: In his classic work The Weight of Glory, C.S. Lewis writes: “It was one of the Wesleys, I think, who said that the New Testament knows nothing of solitary religion. We are forbidden to neglect the assembling of ourselves together[…]In our own age the idea that religion belongs to our private life–that it is, in … Continue reading The Church: A Grace-Filled Community: A Devotional on Acts 4.32-37

Reading the Old Testament in Its Ancient Near Eastern Context by Steve Andrews

As we lead up to our second Lead U Conference (For the Life of the Church: Christianity and Cultural Engagement, April 27-28), we are sharing links to the presentations from our first conference last fall, Christianity and the Death of the Old Testament. Below is a brief summary of this week's featured presentation with a … Continue reading Reading the Old Testament in Its Ancient Near Eastern Context by Steve Andrews