One of the most interesting stories in the Hebrew Bible is that of Noah and the Flood (Genesis 6-9). And by interesting, what I mean is that… Read more “Learning From the Failure of God”
I’m busy again this week. I’m busy every week. That’s the nature of my job. I have a lot to do. Plan events, write classes, perform maintenance… Read more “Constant Productivity is the Opposite of Faith”
There has been a lot of interesting conversation taking place on my Facebook newsfeed recently. Well, I say conversation. Conversation may not actually be the right word.… Read more “God in the Hands of an Angry Sinner”
I like the book of Exodus. If you read my blog on any kind of a regular basis, you probably already knew that. I tend to refer to… Read more “Perpetual Exodus – Baptism and the Story of Scripture”
Part 1 of this Series on Church is available here We started this series on the Role of the Church with a discussion of what it means… Read more “The Church that Follows”
In the middle of the Exodus story, God is rescuing the Hebrews from their slavery. He’s enacted 10 plagues on the Egyptian people, he’s brought the Hebrews up… Read more “The Still Church”
As a life-long member of the Church of Christ, I had no idea what Ash Wednesday was until just a few years ago.Since then, I have grown to really appreciate Ash Wednesday and the season of Lent as an important time of repentance in my own spiritual walk. I also recognize that there is great value in the Church coming together as a whole to observe Ash Wednesday. Even for faith traditions like mine, which tend to be skeptical of liturgy and church tradition, we might benefit from a time dedicated to corporate repentance and submission to God.