FAITH SEEKING UNDERSTANDING: Chapter 6: What Is Christian Freedom?

Steve Chapter 06 from Unify Creative Agency on Vimeo. Today Steve tackles the tough subject of Christian freedom and cheap grace. As he states, one of biggest criticisms of Crossings and Luther is that both promoted the notion of CHEAP GRACE, that is “Now that you don’t have to be saved you can do anything you want.” Luther addressed this …

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Now more than ever, we know people need to hear the promise of Christ crucified. In the midst of the coronavirus crisis, I hope Crossings is a source of inspiration and insight for your life and ministry. I invite you to watch this video and to consider how you might support our crossing of the Gospel and daily life. Thank …

FAITH SEEKING UNDERSTANDING: Chapter 5: Do You have Yahbut’s Disease?

Today Steve tells us about a different plague from a different time…or is it really that different? At the time of Luther, a terrible disease was sweeping across Europe, the Plague. Today the world is suffering under a different kind of plague, the Coronavirus. They are not the only kinds of disease that afflict our world. Another disease afflicts our …

FAITH SEEKING UNDERSTANDING: Chapter 4: The Sweet Swap!

Listen as Steve explains his take on how the Gospel works. Why is it Good News? What is the role of faith? Luther loved colorful language sometimes crude, even gross. One of Steve’s favorites was his way to describe how the Gospel works. As a SWEET SWAP! Be sure to like us on Facebook! And Subscribe to our YouTube Channel!

FAITH SEEKING UNDERSTANDING: Chapter 3: What is the Crossings Method?

Listen as Steve gives a great explanation of the Crossings Method. In his words, the Crossings Method is a way to look at life, culture, film, literature, and Scripture through the lens of the distinction between Law and Gospel. It is a specific process for examining Scripture and ourselves through the prism of distinguishing law and gospel. Once we have …

FAITH SEEKING UNDERSTANDING: Chapter 2: What is Law and Gospel?

Here are some of Steve Albertin’s thoughts on Law and Gospel. The “proper distinction between Law and Gospel” refers to a theological rule of thumb or interpretive insight for understanding the workings of God in the world. It asserts that God operates in two distinct ways: Law and Gospel. The Law refers to that activity through which God both places …

FAITH SEEKING UNDERSTANDING: Chapter 1: What is Crossings?

The Crossings Community is an open worldwide network of Christians dedicated to connecting the Word of God and daily life under the motto, “Crossing Life with the Promise of Christ.” What makes our approach distinctive is our commitment to a theological outlook called the proper distinction of law and gospel. We regard the Gospel as a problem-solving message — genuine …

Crossings Film Series: Liv Larson

Reverend Liv Larson Andrews serves as pastor of Salem Lutheran Church in Spokane, Washington. She was a first-time speaker this past January at Crossings’ 8th International Conference. She shares more here about her presentation, “Hidden in the Pews – Space for Rage, Space for Hope.” Be sure to like us on Facebook! And Subscribe to our YouTube Channel!