Day: September 23, 2012

Is the Good News bad news?

Francis Spufford’s book has helped me to see that Christian apologetics needs to be more honest, and also more confrontational. It should be honest that faith arises through a traumatic sense of moral inadequacy, and of despair. And it should be confrontational: you ought to feel this.

Mirrors

Daily Office readings for Sunday, Sept. 23: Psalm 93, 96 (Morning) Psalm 34 (Evening) Esther 3:1-4.3 or Judith 5:22-6:4, 10-21 James 1:19-27 Matthew 6:1-6, 16-18 James 1:19-27 (NRSV:) You must understand this, my beloved: let everyone be quick to listen, slow to speak, slow to anger; for your anger does not produce God’s righteousness. Therefore […]