Book Review: “The Courage to Be Protestant: Reformation Faith in Today’s World” by David F. Wells

Book review for David F. Wells, The Courage to Be Protestant: Reformation Faith in Today’s World, 2nd edition. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans Publishing, 2017. Summary: Last Shepherds’ Conference (2020) I picked this book up on my way out the bookstore. I figured I’d give it a read and I am grateful that I was given the opportunity to … More Book Review: “The Courage to Be Protestant: Reformation Faith in Today’s World” by David F. Wells

What I Miss About the Physical Gathering of the Local Church

This post is not intended for me to overvalue or undervalue certain parts of the physical gathering. This post simply expresses my current state of emotions regarding the things I miss most about going to church on Sunday. * Background: this post was written during the COVID-19 pandemic. During this pandemic all social gatherings (not … More What I Miss About the Physical Gathering of the Local Church

The Economy, COVID-19, the Giving Basket, and Your Heart

The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting every part of life. One area of life that it has interrupted is the economy. Governments are arguing over stimulus packages, non-essential business are shut down, and people are less social. This means that money is not flowing as usual. This is seen across the globe and not merely in … More The Economy, COVID-19, the Giving Basket, and Your Heart

Church, Technology, and COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing individuals, organizations, and governments to evaluate and reflect upon their values and responsibilities and the church is no exception. Many churches, in a non-sinful act, have canceled their services. They have done so under the guidance of Scripture to obey civil government (Rom 13:1–7; 1 Pet 2:13–16). Other churches, who … More Church, Technology, and COVID-19