Tag Archives: C.S. Lewis

The Pleasures of Sin

Holiness is a tricky subject. Prevailing thought would lead us to believe that holiness is what gives us closeness to God, a relationship with God, or salvation from God. It seems kind of obvious to surmise that right behavior before … Continue reading

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A Holiday at Sea

I was reading in 2 Corinthians this morning and I came upon this text: 2 Corinthians 6:11-13 We have spoken freely to you, Corinthians; our heart is wide open. You are not restricted by us, but you are restricted in … Continue reading

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Three Kinds of Men (C.S. Lewis)

I was watching a Timothy Keller video on gospel and religion the other day and he mentioned a short essay by C.S. Lewis that has been very influential in his evangelistic approach. The essay talks about three types of men (humans), and Keller mentioned … Continue reading

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Liar, Lunatic, or Lord

In Mark 3:21 (the second verse of our passage tomorrow morning), we see a segment of the crowd following Jesus who say, “He is out of his mind.”  Before you bristle at their assessment, you have to give them a little credit.  If we … Continue reading

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The Last Battle

I have formed a new habit in my reading ventures.  I’ve traditionally been a non-fiction guy.  Over the last 6 years since graduating from seminary (at which point I was liberated to start reading what I wanted to read), my … Continue reading

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Jesus + Nothing = Everything

The title of this blog is the big idea of my sermon this morning on Philippians 1:8-11.  It is an equation that has been on my mind for several weeks, since about the time I purchased a book by this title.  … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Rat

Perhaps you share with me the human tendency to think of yourself more highly than you ought. I tend to think of my positive or loving actions as evidence of who I really am. In keeping with this tendency, I … Continue reading

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