On Imitating Christ (Bavinck)

The Christian faith does have the concept of imitating others. Specifically, we're called to imitate the love and forgiveness of God (Eph. 5:1). Paul told the Corinthian church to imitate him as he imitated Christ (1 Cor. 1:11). Christians are called to model the faith in a way for others to imitate (1 Thess. 2:14).… Continue reading On Imitating Christ (Bavinck)

Admire or Imitate Christ?

Soren Kierkegaard was a 19th century Danish philosopher.  He is known as one of the leading existentialists – a school of thought that rejected rationalism and romanticism.  He is known for other things as well, including his critique of the Danish state church of his day; he was critical of it because, he said, many… Continue reading Admire or Imitate Christ?