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Love and the Incarnation and the Hyper-Defense of God

One of the things that really bothers me in some Christian circles is the hyper-defense of God’s power and sovereignty.  Now, for the record, I am Lutheran in background and emphasis, and Lutherans are not typically known for being big on ‘sovereignty’ type stuff.  We’re supposed to see that sort of thing among Calvinists.  Actually, though, I see it within Lutherans as much as I see it anywhere else so rather than pick on my Calvinist friends allow me to illustrate it from my own home denomination.  (The faithful reader knows that I rarely, rarely, rarely address denominational issues and … continue reading...

Book Review: Water for Your Soul, Living in Baptism Every Day

A review of Glenn Borreson’s Water for Your Soul: Living in Baptism Every Day. Available on Amazon.com

Product Description
WATER FOR YOUR SOUL is your spiritual invitation to experience how Christian baptism can give meaning, shape, and new excitement to your whole life as a believer.

  • Paperback: 110 pages
  • Publisher: Infinity Publishing (February 1, 2008)
  • ISBN-13: 978-0741444370
  • Web Page: Water and the Word


Full Disclosure: Pastor Borreson is the pastor at the church I used to work at.
Water for your Soul’s 110 page book is divided into 31 2-4 page vignettes on baptism: its purpose, its function, its… continue reading...