Understanding The Gifts Of Grace

Understanding The Gifts Of Grace

[This article was originally posted at 5QCentral.com (the Alan Hirsch/5Q blog) – the post so nice, it’s posted twice!] Many times in the 5Q conversation, we talk about gifts (Eph 4:7) and then go straight to what the gifts are (4:11). We do the same thing...
The Problem With Good Guys: Infinity War

The Problem With Good Guys: Infinity War

Thanks to the recent subscribers! Not sure what launched the wave, but I’m so glad you found the site and took the time to subscribe. I’ve been waiting for some time to publish this post. Not because I didn’t want to, no, but because it contains SPOILERS. If you...
Five Fold Bible Update: Good Times Ahoy!

Five Fold Bible Update: Good Times Ahoy!

Hello readers! I saw this morning that there was a new feed subscriber – Welcome, Scott – and I felt the weight of not having posted in a while. This morning, we are moving into a new home, which marks our post- Hurricane Harvey recovery goal. It’s a...
A Prophet Looks At Forty

A Prophet Looks At Forty

Ok, first, if you thought about Jimmy Buffett when you read the title, so did I. I’ve always loved the song, “A Pirate Looks At Forty.” It’s something we do as we grow up, look at the life that formed us and and reflect on what we’ve...
Four Prophetic Voices That Make Things New

Four Prophetic Voices That Make Things New

It’s been a while since the prophet showed up here on the blog. And it’s always a good time to talk about the prophets. We need these folk, the prophets. Here’s the deal. In the Scriptures, we see the words of the prophets. We hear them. We feel what they were trying...