St. Athanasius of Alexandria

St. Athanasius is, in my opinion, the most readable and enlightening of the early church Fathers. His short work “On The Incarnation” has become a favorite of mine. It is devotional, and inspires praise while at the same time theological, […]

The Election of Christ – T.F. Torrance

God and man meet in Jesus Christ and a new covenant is eternally established and fulfilled. In Himself, as God and man in union, Jesus Christ is the actualization of the eternal purpose of God to give Himself to humanity […]

Freedom From Sin – D.R. Silva

The grace message, which is now being ignorantly slandered around the world, is the inviatation to the whole creation to boldly approach their creator without the fear that He’s going to crush them because of their rotten behavior. Come and […]

18 Brilliant James B. Torrance Quotes

I just finished a fantastic book from the Scottish theologian J.B. Torrance, called Worship Community and the Triune God of Grace. Here are 18 of my favorite quotes from the book. Enjoy! —- The bible is primarily a manual of worship, […]

Laughing Repentance – Stephen D Morrison

Here’s a favorite quote of mine from my first book. Enjoy! (Page 114) “The heart of God burns passionately for this one thing: relationship with humanity. He wants us to give up all our foreign notions of an angry God, […]

Offensive Jesus – Stephen D Morrison

Here’s a great quote right out of my new book, The God Who Solves Pain. Enjoy! The unceasing resolve of Jesus to love the unlovable, befriend the outcast, and give grace to the undeserving is precisely what drove the pharisees mad. They […]

The Bishop and the Mystic – Brennan Manning

Perhaps you’ve heard this story: Four years ago in a large city in the far West, rumors spread that a certain Catholic woman was having visions of Jesus. The reports reached the archbishop. He decided to check her out. There […]

The Supernatural Will Never Satisfy! – Dave Vaughan

The ‘Supernatural’ will never satisfy! I’ll say it again guys, ‘The supernatural will never satisfy!’ Every time we travel we have guys wanting us to reveal stories of great things we have seen. Sometimes out of relationship and to help […]

Mysticism – G.K. Chesterton

The truth is that Tolstoy, with his immense genius, with his colossal faith, with his vast fearlessness and vast knowledge of life, is deficient in one faculty and one faculty alone. He is not a mystic; and therefore he has a tendency to go mad. Men talk of the extravagances […]

Jesus Is Not Santa Claus – Robert Farrar Capon

The words of that dreadful Christmas song sum up perfectly the only kind of messianic behavior the human race, in it’s self-destructive folly, is prepared to accept: ‘He’s making a list, he’s checking it twice; he’s going to find out […]