Finding solidarity with the suffering Christ

All of us have our own image of Christ ingrained in our imagination.  It’s the image that confronts us when we close our eyes in prayer.  It’s the one representing He whom we worship when moved by a particular hymn or praise chorus. I raised this idea in a Bible study on the epistle ofContinue reading “Finding solidarity with the suffering Christ”

David Platt’s “Radical” inspires missions, but not so radical

Review of David Platt, Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream (Colorado Springs: Multnomah Books, 2010). 240 pp. David Platt’s book, “Radical”, is a call to missional engagement that reaches beyond the “American Dream.” In other words, Platt encourages readers to live radically by responding to Jesus’ command to “give all to theContinue reading “David Platt’s “Radical” inspires missions, but not so radical”