Fluency Blog

Current Issues

Listening, Learning, Loving and Leveraging

Our country is divided. Divided by perspective and experience.Divided by values and morals.Divided by extremes.Divided by ethnicity.Divided by economics.Divided by prejudice.Divided by racism. Divided, but needy. How should I respond?How should one who claims allegiance and affection for Jesus Christ and His redeeming, reconciling, justifying, grace-giving cross-work, respond? Admit–that there is a problemThere are individuals …

Current Issues

Learning from Church History–Martin Luther on the Deadly Plague

Martin Luther, 16th-century reformer, theologian and pastor in response to the black/bubonic plague wrote a short 14-page pamphlet “Whether One May Flee a Deadly Plague.” One quote stands out, though the whole document is worth reading. “You ought to think this way: “Very well, by God’s decree the enemy has sent us poison and deadly …

Uncategorized

God is still God, the restorer of my hope

God is all powerful—Even when I pray for a miracle and He gives sustaining graceGod is good—Even when His timing does not match my desireGod is sovereign—Even when I do not understand His plan, He meets needs I did not know I would have God is merciful—In all my sin, His mercy is inexhaustibleGod is …

Musings, Theology

5 Solas–a brief summary

Salvation is based on… the Scripture alone by grace alone through faith alone in Christ alone to the glory of God alone Or, put another way, the core theology of the Reformation advocated for the… sufficiency of Scripture to lead us to understand the sufficiency of grace for salvation through the sufficiency of faith in …

Bible Study

Summary of the Argument of Galatians

I’ve had the privilege of teaching the book of Galatians twice this year and feel like I was just finally getting a handle on this wonderful book. So I decided to continue working on summarizing the book. And to capture the book I developed 3 different summaries. 1. Content overview/review  Helpful if you are trying …