Archives for February 2008

Big Idea, Part 3

This is the third and final installment of the Big Idea series. No doubt these concepts will be revisited in future posts as they are key elements to our survival.

Just in case you haven’t read the first two parts, I suggest you do so now. Otherwise, you won’t be at all prepared for what I consider the most shocking part.  [ Read the full article … ]

Big Idea, Part 2

C. S. Lewis writes about one of the things that most impressed him when he first began to read the New Testament seriously.

He talks of the overwhelming sense that there is an evil in this world. An evil unseen, yet present everywhere.

He went on to compare his becoming a Christian to that of a soldier in World War II. Not just any soldier, mind you. He compares it to the soldier who is dropped, alone, behind enemy lines.

Not a very encouraging picture. Accurate, but not pretty. [ Read the full article … ]

Big Idea, Part 1

Further up and further in – the words of C. S. Lewis. That is where we’re being called, you know.

Looking at that mountain, we somehow get the vague sensation that this journey just might get a little dangerous.

And it will. Deep inside, we know this.

Now, if you’re like me, you just might question whether you’re ready for this. That’s probably a good question for us to ask ourselves. In order to survive, we really need to see what we’re up against. [ Read the full article … ]