1. This article is written by guest contributor, Christopher J. Richmann.
  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. We can interpret "be the Church" as either law or gospel.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. There is no AA for legalists. At least not officially. But there ought to be, and it should be called your local church.
  7. The more I got to know Dr. Rosenbladt, the more I saw that he wasn’t a man divided.
  8. He was rooted in his own tradition but gracious with others when they wanted to learn about his faith or their own.
  9. Anyone could tell he enjoyed teaching theology and loved his students.
  10. In a world—and even a church—full of distractions, thank God for Rod Rosenbladt. He pointed us to Jesus and Jesus alone.
  11. God gives his church a story that helps to make sense of this life.
  12. It would serve us well to embrace the beauty of our diversity within the unity of the body of Christ.