By Wilson Adams Is the church a people-place offering help and hope for the wounded or a people-place of more wounded-ness and heaped-on shame? It’s not about ignoring sinful behavior or declaring the “whole counsel of God.” We’re on the same Spirit-page there. It’s about a single statement uttered by an older saint: “I’d like…

By Edwin Crozier On the one hand, we can easily recognize why there might be persecution. The kingdom of Christ will have enemies. We are in a fight. We expect the soldiers of the other kingdoms to attack. But this shipwreck isn’t persecution. It is neither the Romans nor the Jews attacking Paul. This is…