1. 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.”
  2. 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.
  3. Are you on the receiving end of freedom? Or are you trying to make yourself free?
  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. He shows up when we are at our worst to usher us back to his side, lead us to repentance, rescue us, and reclaim us as his own.
  7. Sometimes, we get prayer dementia. We can’t remember what we were going to pray for, we can’t put the words together, and, frustrated, there is nothing we can do but sigh and groan.
  8. The number forty calls to remembrance narratives of God’s great acts of redemption, but also our conformity to and participation in those narratives.
  9. There is no AA for legalists. At least not officially. But there ought to be, and it should be called your local church.
  10. 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.
  11. Regularly reading and hearing God’s Word helps us to keep a song in our hearts.
  12. The more I got to know Dr. Rosenbladt, the more I saw that he wasn’t a man divided.