Not Trending On Twitter

The people of God look a little strange at times from the world’s point of view. That’s not a 21st century phenomenon or a failure of the church—it’s always been the case. In the first century, Paul told the disciples at Corinth who were part of the wisdom worshipping Greek culture that “in the wisdomContinue reading “Not Trending On Twitter”

When the Church tries to be Cool (3)

Paul agrees with the Corinthians that his message is lacking in cool rhetorical flourishes that the Greeks esteemed. He is proud that it centers upon the cross–even though the Corinthian culture deems it fit for the fool rather than the cool (v. 18, 22). Paul will accept such a conclusion—but only when the terms areContinue reading “When the Church tries to be Cool (3)”