Join me in pressing into the call to hunger and thirst for the Lord (individually and as part of the people of God in a particular place) in the mundane of study, vocation, and practice.
Inspired by lengthy conversations at Urbana Student Missions Conference (12/27-31) regarding resources on/practices in faithful witness and my family returning with a suitcase full of books, I am launching Read…Quote…Reflect.
Augustine was instrumental in promoting the “faith seeking understanding” conception of knowledge.
Discipleship, becoming Christ-like, empowered by the Spirit to image God to the world is not magic. Nor is it merely intellectual. It’s a matter of re-forming our loves, re-narrativing our identities, re-habituating our virtue. And that is centered in the practices of the people of God gathered by the Spirit around Christ’s Word and the table. Love […]
In last night’s Christian Devotional Classics (Evangelical Seminary) a fellow student shared how much he appreciated Gungor‘s “lifting” of the words of Augustine’s Confessions in Late have I loved you. As you may remember Augustine’s Confessions won ESN’s Best Christian Book of All Time and this is a beautiful selection from the text. Belatedly I loved thee, O Beauty so ancient and so […]