“Christian Hedonist”? This week’s Pastoral Greeting

Pastoral Greeting “Christian Hedonist.” Those are two words I would never have put together.  A “Christian” is, by definition, someone who professes belief in Jesus as Lord and Savior of the world.  On the other hand, a “hedonist” is someone who believes “that pleasure or happiness is the most important goal in life.” The idea… Continue Reading “Christian Hedonist”? This week’s Pastoral Greeting

The Book of Acts – New Study

Acts is a book of frenetic action amid a constantly shifting scene: conspiracy and intrigue and ambush, hostile confrontations and fierce conflicts sometimes to the death, rioting lynch mobs and personal violence, ‘journeyings often,’ and incessant travel on an Odysseus-like scale all over the Mediterranean world, complete with shipwreck and venomous serpents, ‘chains and imprisonment,’… Continue Reading The Book of Acts – New Study