Context Matters: Count the Cost

By Ryan Higginbottom Perhaps you’ve heard that Christians need to count the cost. They must plan and be prepared; they should always know what they’re getting into. The advice to “count the cost” often comes up when raising money for a new building or a missions trip. (Let’s color in that thermometer!) I’ve also heard

Embrace the Tension

 Jim Elliff makes an important point.  Writes Peter Krol of Knowable Word. To read Scripture rightly, we must be willing to allow each author, in each text, to make the point he wants to make. We must not be quick to harmonize its teaching with the rest of the Bible, lest we dilute or overturn the point