1. Jonah’s biggest blunder was a failure to understand that God’s grace is always undeserved and always falls on those who are unworthy of it.
  2. Don’t get in the habit (or, if you already do it, get out of the habit) of saying, “I could never talk about these things the way my pastor does.”
  3. Patrick's breakthrough came when he began to leverage his knowledge of the native language and customs to build a bridge between Irish lore and the Christian mythos.
  4. We can interpret "be the Church" as either law or gospel.
  5. The church is called to preach the good news of Jesus Christ. Where is that message found? In every blade of grass, on every page of Scripture.
  6. This is the sound of freedom. The Eternal One died so that we who are dying might live eternally with him.
  7. There is no AA for legalists. At least not officially. But there ought to be, and it should be called your local church.
  8. We are the fruit that grows from the branch, which extends from the trunk of the tree, which is rooted in the soil that it grows out of, which is all Christ.
  9. Regularly reading and hearing God’s Word helps us to keep a song in our hearts.
  10. The more I got to know Dr. Rosenbladt, the more I saw that he wasn’t a man divided.
  11. He was rooted in his own tradition but gracious with others when they wanted to learn about his faith or their own.
  12. In a world—and even a church—full of distractions, thank God for Rod Rosenbladt. He pointed us to Jesus and Jesus alone.