Musings and Meditations

You cannot commend what you do not cherish. Missionaries will never call out, “Let the nations be glad!” who cannot say from the heart, “I rejoice in the Lord.”  Missions begins and ends in worship. — John Piper   You will talk about what you love . . . You will not talk about what […]

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Can you Worship Jesus with a Human Leg Bone? Part 2

The kangling/femur flute situation has been left unresolved in the first part of this discussion, so that you strive on your own to think through both the given situation and the overall framework. The goal goes beyond merely proffering a right or wrong resolution: in fact, the brothers and I were not looking for only […]

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Can you worship Jesus with a Human Leg Bone?

When the subject of contextualization arises, conversation takes on a theoretical tone. God’s people bringing the gospel message to the ends of the earth eventually face real life issues of living and communicating in all new contexts. So rather than belabor the point of this discussion, I offer a personal instance for discussion, which remains […]

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