Worship is about us-Part 1

For those who grew up singing Hillsong and Tomlin, we can be often reminded that worship is not about us. For example, in his song, “Jesus, Lover of My Soul” Paul Oakley writes that “all this [worship] is for you, for your glory and your name. It’s not about me.” Similarly Tomlin writes “It’s not […]

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The beauty of catholicity

As a protestant, the word “catholic” is not the first word I’d use to describe myself. Indeed, for many of us who do consider ourselves to be fairly conservative protestants, holders of the gospel of salvation by grace through faith alone (with some measure of asterisks around the word “alone”), the very word “catholic” might […]

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Devotions are not enough.

For me, as an Evangelical, I have always been told to “do your devotions,” to “set aside time every night/morning to read and meditate on the word of God.” But the more I have come to love the Word, the more I believe that devotions are at best a stopgap, and at worst unbiblical. Devotions, […]

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