All posts by Matthew LaPine

Dr. Matthew LaPine (PhD Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is a pastor at Cornerstone Church in Ames, IA and a lecturer with the Salt Network School of Theology. Follow him on Twitter at @matthewalapine.

Seeing Jack: The Prodigal in Marilynne Robinson’s Gilead

‘For who among men knoweth the things of a man, save the spirit of the man, which is in him?’ In every important way we are such secrets from each other, and I do believe that there is a separate...

/ March 30, 2020

On Being a Church for the Weak

“How many BTU’s you rocking?” my co-worker ribbed on my boss’s deck. For a mid-2007 loan officer success was partly measured in British Thermal Units (the performance measure for gas grilling). The grill, the plasma, and the car were all...

/ May 21, 2019