A Tale of Two Parties: The 300th Birthday of Jonathan Edwards

Faith / Scripture / Spirituality

On October fifth, 1703, a little boy was born on the Colonial frontier in East Windsor, Connecticut. Three centuries later in 2003, eight events…

Marriage: Is There a Place Between Cynicism and Idolatry?

Family / Ordinary Life / Scripture / Spirituality

Marriage is universal. As Christians, we know why. Genesis tells us that God created it at the very beginning of his creation of humanity.…

A Merer Christianity

Pluralistic World / Scripture

For a long time I found it perplexing that some of the most politically chaotic regions of the world are also places either where…

Getting the Message: A Plan for Interpreting and Applying the Bible

Books / Scripture

A Christian can not be truly discerning without Bible study. That’s why we sometimes refer to Ransom’s goal as helping believers gain skill in…

Life, Film, Lust, and Love

Faith / Scripture

First a story, then a question. The story A young man has fallen in love with a very beautiful woman. He doesn’t think he’s…

Learning from Jeremiah: The A-Ha! of Calling

Faith / Scripture / Spirituality

One of the temptations I succumb to most easily is to take the calling of God for granted. Assuming I’ve begun to comprehend how…