“Every Christian is to become a little Christ. The whole purpose of becoming a Christian is simply nothing else.” These two lines state a crucial theme running through the last section of C. S. Lewis’s Mere Christianity.
Dull doctrine has long been blamed for ills of the Christian church. Some seventy-five years ago Dorothy Sayers responded that the exact opposite is true: “It is the neglect of dogma that makes for dullness.” In fact, the …Read more
Most contemporary Christian writing on spiritual growth and development ignores centuries of teaching on the virtues and vices. This unfortunate development misses many rich resources for spiritual formation. It puts us at risk of “misunderstanding both our past …Read more
It makes sense! Humor is a natural character quality that results from what the apostle Paul describes as the fruit of the Spirit: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Real humor requires perspective, …Read more