Ashamed of the Gospel

Paul McCain comments on the Virginia Tech memorial service. But what has particularly disgusted me about this horrible, sick situation is the abject failure of the Lutheran pastor on the scene there to say a word about our Lord Christ during the special service held on the campus and broadcast nationwide. I’ll put it plainly:…

Grace or works?

Bishop Tom Gumbleton seems to be saying Christianity is not about divine grace, but human works; not eternal salvation, but temporal busy-ness. We don’t become disciples of Jesus so that we can guarantee we’re going to go Heaven. We become disciples of Jesus to carry on his work. To do what those first disciples did,…