1. The notion that your goodness is “good enough” to make you right with God is a lie straight from the father of lies himself.
  2. Applying the pressure of law to ensure you do not to take grace for granted squeezes the life and power out of the gospel.
  3. Zwingli the Pastor provides an excellent introduction to the Swiss reformer’s life and work, focusing on Zwingli’s philosophy of church reform, biographical details, and mode of exegesis.
  4. Are you on the receiving end of freedom? Or are you trying to make yourself free?
  5. We can interpret "be the Church" as either law or gospel.
  6. 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.
  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. At the Transfiguration, we say farewell to alleluia and hello to the horrific reality of our lost condition.
  9. One way or another, Rod always found a way to bring whatever story he was telling back to the gospel and God's grace in Christ.
  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. When we believe in Jesus as the true and better fulfillment of every promise made to Abraham, we, too, are counted as righteous in the same way that he was — by faith.
  12. The essence of what it means to be a son or daughter of Abraham, an inheritor of the Abrahamic promise, was irrevocably tethered to faith.