Yep, I’m a bit late to this. Forgot that I had not done a Best Of for last year. But as it is almost July, think of this as a sort of Christmas in near-July!
If you are new to Cerulean Sanctum, the Best Of links in the sidebar are a great place to start if you wish to review what’s been written here in the past. I continue to get emails from people who find this blog, then hit those links and write much how they blessed them.
When finding meaning to life proves elusive.
The Church is beautiful and must be attractive, letting the cross alone serve as the barrier to lost people.
Birds threatened Abraham’s sacrifice and thus his blessing from God. How the Enemy threatens to steal our blessing, and how we must fight him for it.
Tragedy in Three Acts: A Revolution, a Theory, and a Theology That Devastated Western Christianity, Part 1
Tragedy in Three Acts: A Revolution, a Theory, and a Theology That Devastated Western Christianity, Part 2
An essential primer to understanding how the Western Church’s poor choices in the 19th century have left us flailing today.
It really can be this simple.
Imagine a world where people sought their neighbors’ good…
One of the most Googled posts here at Cerulean Sanctum. Find out why.
Evil doesn’t always have a face.
We’re always hearing how the American Church has become too feminine. But what if the opposite is true?
The factors that work against men living out their destiny in Christ…
Is living by the sword truly the Christian way? Or are we merely running from martyrdom?
If the glory of God departed, would we Christians know it?
In which I respond to the ARIS Report’s dire news for Evangelicalism and to the debate between the late Michael Spencer and Leith Anderson over its significance.
What one sheep wandering away says about us.
We all know why God destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah. Or do we?
We Christian talk a lot about our “center.” But where should it be?
How to mess up power evangelism and how to do it right.
What we lose when we go hopping from church to church or when we shun the assembling of the saints…
This series examines how the Church can best equip the saints to be the saints. If you read only one post, check out “What We Must Expect…and When.”
A church that preaches safety first accomplishes little for the Kingdom.
All this hand-wringing in American Evangelicalism about what other people are doing wrong, yet so little wondering whether our mistakes abetted those wrongs…
For the Christian, whose money is it really?
When trying not to look like the world ends up looking exactly like it…
Yep, it sure could get better.
The titles say it all.
All is not lost if we are prepared to lose ourselves for Christ and His Kingdom.
What happens when the offering plate is empty? And why did we not prepare for that eventuality?