Reading the Beatitudes in Context

¬† I started seminary this week. After years of ¬†prayer and months of planning, I'm finally here, studying for online classes through Fuller Theological Seminary. I've dreamed about this for so long, at times it still doesn't feel real. How is it that I am so blessed? I'm taking two classes this fall -- Church… Continue reading Reading the Beatitudes in Context

Rules, Virtue, and Crash-Barriers

The more I read N.T. Wright, the more I enjoy him. Consider this excerpt from After You Believe, taken out of the chapter titled "Three Virtues, Nine Varieties of Fruit, and One Body."Another illustration may help -- and may show that this is not a matter of playing rules and virtue off against each other,… Continue reading Rules, Virtue, and Crash-Barriers