Lent 2012: More than Just Waiting on the World to Change

John Mayer in his song "Waiting on the World to Change", writes about humanity's response to each other and dreams of a world in which people take care of other people. Unfortunately, N.T. Wright would say that while beautifully written, John Mayer's theology is incomplete. While we might be challenged by the words of Mayer, … Continue reading Lent 2012: More than Just Waiting on the World to Change

Lent 2012: Our Future and God’s Future

 Over the past couple of days I've been chipping away at N.T. Wright's book, Surprised By Hope, as part of my lenten reading. In the previous chapter N.T. Wright recaps a lot of the evidence for the resurrection as brought up in other apologetical works such as More Than a Carpenter and Strobel's, The Case for Easter. Like these other books, Wright concludes … Continue reading Lent 2012: Our Future and God’s Future

Lent 2012: Resurrection and Christian Hope by N.T. Wright

For the season of Lent this year I'm spending my time reading through N.T. Wright's book, Surprised by Hope (2008). In this book he talks about heaven, the Resurrection and connects this all the the mission of the church. I choose to read through this book because as we approach the date in which we … Continue reading Lent 2012: Resurrection and Christian Hope by N.T. Wright