Telos Posts

Here are four images. Based only on the living things in each image, what do you know about their climates? You can tell a good deal about a location by what’s growing there. Each place…

Sunday, October 21: With the conclusion of the Gloria Patri, Parkview Community Church members take their seats to hear the morning’s congregational announcements: Dotty Ridnour’s hip replacement went well, tickets remain for the bus outing…

And many scoffers will say: “Where is this ‘coming’ he promised? Ever since our ancestors died, everything goes on as it has since the beginning of creation.”  2 Peter 3:4 How long is Advent? As the…

But the lawyer wanted to justify himself, so he asked Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?” Luke 10:29 Please won’t you be my neighbor? For more than three decade, Fred Rogers began his show by singing…

“Can you bind the chains of the Pleiades? Can you loosen Orion’s belt? Can you bring forth the constellations in their seasons or lead out the Bear with its cubs? Do you know the laws…

“Lord, if it’s you,” Peter replied, “tell me to come to you on the water.”  “Come,” Jesus said. Then Peter got down out of the boat, walked on the water, and came toward Jesus. Matthew…

But the Lord said to Jonah… “Should I not have concern for the great city of Nineveh, in which there are more than a hundred and twenty thousand people who cannot tell their right hand…

As a pastor, writer, and leader, I have a real-world stake in understanding how individuals and groups of people discern God’s intent for their lives. For believers, worldview and practice pivot on an understanding of…

Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself with sober judgment, in accordance with the faith God has distributed to each of you. Romans 12:3 If you’ve had…