Taking Our Spiritual Temperature

Introspection is an interesting thing. On the one hand, we need to engage in introspection. After all, Socrates pointed out that “the unexamined life is not worth living” (Plato, Apol. 38a). More significantly, Paul exhorts the Corinthian believers to “examine yourselves, to see whether you are in the faith” (2 Corinthians 13:5–more on this below). … More Taking Our Spiritual Temperature

Reformation Day

For many people, October 31 means ghosts, ghouls, trick-or-treating, and candy–Halloween. In a country whose history is so strongly influenced by Protestant Christianity it is interesting that many people, including many Protestants, have no idea of what occurred 499 years ago on this day in a university town in Saxony. I refer to Martin Luther’s … More Reformation Day