Book Review: One Way Love by Tullian Tchividjian

What is grace? Along with “Who is Jesus?” this is perhaps the most important question a person could ever ask. And yet, according to Tullian Tchividjian, grace is one reality our world, including Christians, has tragically misunderstood. In his latest book One Way Love: Inexhaustible Grace for an Exhausted World,

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Lutheran vs Reformed Sanctification

Lutheran and Reformed approaches to sanctification are often sharply distinguished. The clearest distinction between these two approaches is seen in their respective views on the role of the Law. THE LUTHERAN VIEW OF THE LAW According to the Lutheran view, the Law functions in two ways. 1. The Law Restrains

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How Do You Respond To Failure?

Nobody likes to fail. Me especially.  I’m a goal setter. I schedule out every hour of my day. I have plans and dreams and ambitions. I have desires to grow spiritually and be faithful to God. And yet, as surely as the sun goes down at night, the dark shadow

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God’s Formula for Spiritual Growth

On Sunday our church was privileged to hear from Gunner Gundersen as he preached from Ephesians 4:1-16 on God’s formula for Spiritual Growth. Here’s the Formula: Gospel Unity (4:1-6)  + Gifted Diversity (4:7-11, 16) + Active Ministry (4:12, 15-16) = Full Maturity (4:13-16) You can listen to full sermon here. What else do you

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