"Aslan," said Lucy, "you're bigger." "That is because you are older, little one," answered he. "Not because you are?" Lucy asked. "I am not. But every year you grow, you will find me bigger." **C.S. Lewis; The Chronicles of Narnia; Prince Caspian Lewis' point is that a biblical understanding of Christ sharpens in focus only … Continue reading Narnia and our View of Christ
Being “born again” (cf. John 3:3; 1 Peter 1:23) takes a moment of faith. But becoming like Christ is a lifelong process. What is “spiritual growth,” why is it important, and what steps can I take to begin growing in my faith? (I’m so glad you asked.) :)) What is Spiritual Growth? Spiritual … Continue reading What is Spiritual Growth, and why is it so important?
I place C.S. Lewis' The Screwtape Letters, published in 1942, in my personal Top 5 Books list. My copy is well-worn. Recently in my class, as we talked about Paul's emphasis on our spiritual growth in Ephesians 4, and Satan's hope that we will remain "spiritual infants," I cited The Screwtape Letters. That excerpt I … Continue reading Advice from a Demon