Kerux Christou, aka Herb's Blurbs

Kerux Christou is a phrase from New Testament Greek meaning “herald of Christ,” i.e., a preacher.

Not So Bad. In Fact, Quite Good

It has become trendy in recent years to lament how much harm the church has caused. In some cases there is indeed much to lament: sex abuse scandals, for instance.  Yet, in many of these conversations I have found the “harm” to be rather vague. Language about hypocrisy or hurt feelings might be mentioned, but […]

How to Head Off a Public Health Crisis

24 And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds. 25 Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another– and all the more as you see the Day approaching. (Heb. 10:24-25) A recent Christianity today […]

Cut Deeper Than the Heart

12 For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart. 13 And no creature is hidden from his sight, but all are naked and exposed to the […]

The Romans Road

How comfortable are you in your ability to articulate the gospel?  Would you know what the most important things are to share with a friend who needs to know Jesus?  The Romans Road is a great way to hit the most important things in a clear and simple way: First stop: There is no difference, […]

I’ve Got Good News

“I’ve got good news….”  Those words are usually the start of the sentence: “I’ve got good news and bad news; which do you want to hear first?”  Usually when asked that question, I’ll take the bad news first.  I prefer to get it out of the way.  And the bad news for us spiritually is: […]