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Tag: Redemption

Are You Living With a Misconception of Grace?

Never before have I heard the phrase, “Can I have grace?” so often since becoming a dean at a Bible school.  And why shouldn’t I?  We all want grace. We get pulled over for speeding, and we do everything in our power to convince t... Read More »

Psalm 130: Hope for the Faltering Christ-Follower

In Luke 5:36-39, the Lord Jesus says a curious thing. He tells us that the new life that He came to give us – a life we live through faith in His work and His promises – is completely incongruent with the old life He came to sav... Read More »

Merry Christmas from BW!

May your Christmas season be full of joy as we celebrate the incarnation of our Lord and Savior, the God-Man, Jesus Christ. May our Lord fill you with grace so that you may know, with all the saints, the unfathomable depth of His redeeming ... Read More »

What Is Your “Material For Sacrifice”?

“The Desires Of My Heart” I had been praying for something I wanted very badly. It seemed a good thing to have, a thing that would make life even more pleasant than it was and would not in any way hinder my work. God did not giv... Read More »

Our Identity In Christ Looks A Lot Like This…

It’s nothing short of jaw-dropping. In the middle of a South American slum, there is music. In the impoverished community of Cateura, Paraguay, where families make a living by recycling trash and selling it, an old oil can or a meat tende... Read More »

Come As You Are

The story of “The Fall of Man” in Genesis 3 was never an interesting story to me… until I realized that it was my story, too. I know the story. God creates the world, and it’s good. God creates man, and it’s very good. And then ma... Read More »

We All Begin In The Dirt: What Butterflies Can Teach You About Life in Christ

For my oldest daughter’s birthday, my sister-in-love, a preschool teacher, decided to forgo the usual gifts of princesses, baby dolls, or crafts, and instead get Makaylan a Live Butterfly Adventure. A few days later we received a package... Read More »

Theology Thursday: Understanding the Mosaic of the Atonement

I grew up in St. Louis, MO, and one of my favorite places in the city is the Cathedral Basilica. This massive cathedral holds the largest collection of mosaic art in the entire world. It’s breathtaking! Wall-to-wall, intricate glass piece... Read More »

Theology of a Red Door

According to early American history, a red door signified that a home was welcoming. The red door was a way of communicating to tired travelers, traveling by horse and buggy, that this was a safe place to rest for the night and have a warm ... Read More »

And God Created… New Year’s Lessons from Genesis 1-3

One of my goals this year is to read the Bible from beginning to end in 2015. Maybe you have that same goal. Whether or not, I do pray that one of your goals is to fall in love with God’s Word more than you have before, for there is nothi... Read More »