I fear the current consensus on friendship, community, belonging, or relational satisfaction is quite skewed. This skewed understanding too often results in a premature departure from one community to another in order to seek out a sense of connectedness. To a generation that has been marketed with products perfectly crafted to meet the needs of … Continue reading Toward True Community
James Madison Pendleton (1811-1891) was an American Baptist theologian who defined sanctification as--to make holy morally. Sanctification is not optional in the Christian life, but is a work that God executes upon all of his children. We all certainly would like to think that we are being sanctified through and through, but how can we … Continue reading Are You Being Sanctified?