Unity and Difference Some of this is mentioned or alluded to in some of the previous posts below, but I’ve been re-reading portions of Colin Gunton’s excellent book: The One, the Three and the Many. Excellent read. I also have in the back of my mind David Bentley Hart’s work: The Beauty of the Infinite….

Love is a Person Exhortation In our sermon text for today, Ephesians 4, Paul exhorts us to “bear with one another in love” and later to “speak the truth in love.” St. Augustine spoke of the Trinity, describing the Son as united to the Father in the person of the Holy Spirit. In his description,…

The Gifts of God for the People of God Eucharistic Meditation Many Christians, when they come to the Lord’s Supper at all, come to the Table cowering, trembling, sometimes they get to the table or the bread comes by and they balk and refuse to take, saying to themselves: “Surely I’m not worthy, I really…

Trinity Sunday Sermon Outline: The Glory of Real Diversity: Eph. 4:1-16 IntroductionWe have just celebrated Pentecost, the high feast of the Holy Spirit, where we remember and glory in the pouring out of the Spirit on God’s people in the world. The Holy Spirit, we considered last week, is the creative, warrior storm of God…

C.S. Lewis on Predestination “The thing was going to be done. There was going to arrive, in the course of time, a moment at which he would have done it. The future act stood there, fixed and unaltered as if he had already performed it. It was a mere irrelevant detail that it happened to…

New Book A new book will be out soon from Athanasius Press: The Case for Covenant Communion. It’s not out yet, but you can read the Forward, Introduction, and Table of Contents. Looks like a great compilation.

St. Anne’s Pub The folks over at St. Anne’s have just released their latest, a special edition on reformed presbyterian controversy. Take a listen here, or sign up for a free subscription and get a hard copy on CD.

River gives his opinion of diversity and multiculturalism.

Monism with a funny hat This was posted by Doug Wilson over at blog and mablog. “What multiculturalism in the curriculum assuredly does not mean is a renewed emphasis upon the mastery of foreign languages or the close study of complex civilizations . . . the campaign to impose ‘multiculturalism’ amounts to nothing less than…

Obedience, courage and prosperity Josh. 1:1-9 While the world is not a vending machine, and there are people like Job in the world. The Bible does not shy away from giving us the basic principle of the Good Life. Prosperity is the result of following the Law of God. The Lord says to Joshua, “Do…