Article link: It’s a Religious Thing, You Wouldn’t Understand, by Steve McAlpine (from the Gospel Coalition Australia).
“It’s one reason why, as a church pastor, I am determined that we maintain the use of theological language to describe who we are at church. Language that is older than us, that calls us to behaviour that is increasingly foreign to our initial default, steeped as it is in modernity.
“Church is a foreign country, and Christian theology is a foreign language. When we become Christian we learn the foreign language by emerging ourselves in the foreign country long enough for it to become our first language.”