"Christians feed on Scripture. Holy Scripture nurtures the holy community as food nurtures the human body. Christians don’t simply learn or study or use Scripture; we assimilate it, take it into our lives in such a way that it gets metabolized into acts of love, cups of cold water, missionsContinue Reading

I've just begun Eugene Peterson's Practice Resurrection: A Conversation on Growing Up in Christ. I enjoy virtually everything Peterson writes, but am really enjoying this one at the outset. Early in the book, Peterson describes his epiphany that, "Romantic, crusader, and consumer representations of the church get in the wayContinue Reading