Christianity in crisis
Trevin Wax responds to Andrew Sullivan’s Newsweek cover story that encouraged Christians to“forget the church” and just “follow Jesus.”

BBC Czar says “race always trumps religion.”
Looks like BBC Director-General took a truth pill before this interview.

The importance of writing letters
Sigh! I think I’ve written one letter in the past year.

Forgiveness is not enough
“God did not just promise a deliverer who would leave us mired in our brokenness. No he promised a Messiah who would pour out God’s Spirit on God’s people so they could be transformed from the inside out.”

On Preaching the Old Testament
“A  preacher would be much better served combing his Old Testament and understanding how it points to Christ for the good of his people rather than combing the newspaper for pithy illustrations that keep his peoples’ attention.”