Evangelical Theology: 28 Karl Barth Quotes

Today I finished reading Karl Barth’s Evangelical Theology: An Introduction. There are several statements that were made in this book that I found worth repeating here. The following are all taken from this book, and include the page numbers at the end. Enjoy! […]

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 […]

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 […]

It is finished – Dr. C Baxter Kruger

The Gospel is the astonishing news that something has happened to the Son of God, and the equally astonishing news that in Him something has happened to the human race. If the whole human race fell into ruin in Adam- […]

Vulgar Grace – Brennan Manning

My life is a witness to vulgar grace — a grace that amazes as it offends. A grace that pays the eager beaver who works all day long the same wage as the grinning drunk who shows up at ten […]

Why God Made The World – Robert Farrar Capon

Let me tell you why God made the world. One afternoon, before anything was made, God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit sat around in the unity of their Godhead discussing one of the Father’s fixations. From […]