Writings by Cole Huffman


Category: Christ and Culture

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Repentance Deficit and Conviction Deficit

There are two primary deficits in the church’s witness, historically considered. One is repentance deficit and the other conviction deficit. Repentance deficit makes us seems superior to others. Conviction deficit makes us accommodate sin. The best contemporary definition of sin I’ve found is from Francis Spufford’s book Unapologetic: Why, Despite Everything, Christianity Can Still Make Surprising Emotional Sense. Written as an apologia to a skeptical British readership,... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Feb 23
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Jesus Tech

If Jesus walked our world today, would He use technology? Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Prince of Crowdsourcing? Many assume Jesus would want His message broadcast to the widest possible audience. Haven’t we read the Great Commission? So why wouldn’t He simulcast His Sermon on the Mount? Why wouldn’t He gain exponential followers through tweeting and posting? How many likes would His arm around a seeing Bartimaeus garner on Instagram?   The Lord can do anything... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Jan 19
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Decision 2016

What does voting in presidential elections have to do with love for neighbor? My neighbors aren’t all the same. My unborn neighbor, for instance, certainly appreciates a candidate for high office who believes his person is entitled to protections. That same candidate might deploy my military neighbor to the Middle East, depriving his baby of his presence for months at a time, maybe even permanently. My candidate may accept God’s designs for human sexuality as fixed and my... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Jan 13
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