We’ve heard of the outcomes of many sporting events being reversed (I’m thinking most recently of the LSU-Auburn football game). But a great reversal took place today in the Bible-theological world.
Crossway has admitted it was a mistake to announce that the ESV “will remain unchanged in all future editions printed,” and, therefore, become the ESV Permanent Text. See the article at Christianity Today.
I posted about this decision just a couple of weeks ago. Continue reading
Within the past couple of weeks, I finished a book that was water to my soul. It was Jonathan Martin’s new release, How to Survive a Shipwreck: Help Is on the Way and Love Is Already Here. I appreciate Zondervan sending me a review copy!
Growing up in the south, being well-rooted in the Pentecostal movement, Martin was in full-time ministry by his early-20s and had planted Renovatus Church in his mid-20s. Yet, after eight years of leading that church, life had taken him out to sea, thrown him overboard, and he was now drowning in the midst of the stormy weather and monsters of the raging sea.
The book contains deeply personal, and poetic, reflections about Martin’s own “shipwreck.” Martin offers these words as a summary of the book:
This past week, the ESV (English Standard Translation) team at Crossway made an interesting statement about the unchangeable nature of the translation. Continue reading
For my birthday, I was happy to receive J.K. Rowling’s new book, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. In the fan-world, I’m a little late to the game, receiving the book three weeks after its release. But I dove in straight away and enjoyed every minute, though it did go by quickly. Continue reading
I’ve been working my way through Richard Rohr’s, Things Hidden. It’s been my first interaction with his writings and, for me, it has become like a cool glass of water on hot summer’s day.
In his chapter on “Evil’s Lies,” he shares some interesting thoughts about the reality of violence. Continue reading