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. Sin is a heavy thing to bear. Its jacket is shame, its medals are guilt.
  3. The love of God in Christ Jesus never changes. That love is for you.
  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. 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. Christ's resurrection does not merely negate the bitterness of sin; it changes it into a source of divine sweetness, embodying the promise of a new life for us and a restored existence overshadowed by heavenly hope.
  9. God demonstrates his great love for us in the actions of Jesus, who came down into the flesh and soaked up all our sin.
  10. God gives his church a story that helps to make sense of this life.