Results tagged “fellowship” from Reformation21

Beauty Embodied

Article by   February 2016
A striking literary maxim can confound us because it is both horribly wrong and wonderfully right. "Beauty will save the world." Oh yes (sarcasm), Renoir's Girl with a Watering Can will stay the machete of a thick-bearded Muslim extremist, and Brahms' Requiem will blunt the needles of heroin addicts: horribly wrong. But salvific beauty does not have to stay machetes. It can be subtle, cracking the shell of the commonplace that surrounds the human soul and flooding it with light. And if Renoir and Brahms can do that much, if Rilke's rhymes can make a hairline fracture and Rodin's Eve a pinhole, perhaps that is all we need: so, wonderfully right. And in tracing the theological roots of Dostoyevsky's maxim, I came to find just how profound it is. continue

Results tagged “fellowship” from Reformation21 Blog

To Nurture a Community

Article by   August 2019
One year I made a resolution to get my hands dirty and grow potted plants on my back porch. It was my first foray into all things botanical. I went to the garden section of my local Home Depot and... continue

Loving the Church, For Better or Worse

Article by   August 2019
Something is terribly wrong when professing Christians do not identify with the church and love being a part of her. Something is wrong when professing Christians fail to be passionate about every aspect of the church and long to invest... continue

When You Say You'll Pray...

Article by   June 2019
Have you ever gotten a request from a fellow brother or sister in Christ asking for immediate prayer? Perhaps he is facing a temptation for which he needs help resisting. Or maybe she is feeling overcome by grief or... continue

How to Discourage Your Minister in the New Year

Article by   January 2018
I recently had someone come to see me who was struggling in their church. In all honesty it would have been hard to be more depressed by what they had to say. I had very little sympathy with their... continue
Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals, Inc. © 2005-2011   |   Privacy Policy   |   800.956.2644   |   Frequently Asked Questions   |   Login