Truth with Love

“But speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in all aspects into Him who is the head, even Christ” (Ephesians 4:15 NASB). Social media knows how to tear down. It is amazing how brave people become behind a keyboard (self-included). From the Twitter rants to the blog attacks, the battle for the … More Truth with Love

Hating the Mirror: A Solution to the Identity Crisis and Self-Perception

Yes, Mr. Identity Crisis. We’ve all heard about him. Some of us have met him and know him pretty well. He isn’t like his brother Mr. Midlife Crisis, who only strikes when you’re halfway to death. Instead, Mr. Identity Crisis assaults people of all demographics and all occasions. He shows no partiality! Look, we’ve all been … More Hating the Mirror: A Solution to the Identity Crisis and Self-Perception

The Gospel According to Ephesians: Hoehner, Redemption, and Sin

I’m taking Exegesis of Ephesians with Dr. Felix this semester. I’ll be posting some Harold Hoehner quotes from time to time just for devotional material. Here is the first one. Concerning Ephesians 1:7, Harold Hoehner says, “However, this verse shows that as a result of redemption in Christ through his blood, God has cancelled or … More The Gospel According to Ephesians: Hoehner, Redemption, and Sin