1. 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.
  2. We can interpret "be the Church" as either law or gospel.
  3. 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.
  4. Regardless of background or beliefs, every American I talk to seems on edge, as if the sky were about to fall. But the sky is not falling.
  5. There is no AA for legalists. At least not officially. But there ought to be, and it should be called your local church.
  6. Regularly reading and hearing God’s Word helps us to keep a song in our hearts.
  7. What if the dissonance in this calendrical coincidence can be harmonized into a deeper melody?
  8. The more I got to know Dr. Rosenbladt, the more I saw that he wasn’t a man divided.
  9. In a world—and even a church—full of distractions, thank God for Rod Rosenbladt. He pointed us to Jesus and Jesus alone.
  10. God never delights in seeing his children struggle or suffer. But God does desire that we trust him no matter what the circumstances might look like.
  11. A “good death” and “good life” are not accomplished through personal striving but are grasped by faith in the promises of God.
  12. God gives his church a story that helps to make sense of this life.