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The story of the Bible in 500 words or less

Before everything, there was God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. In the beginning, He chose to share His infinitely blessed life by creation. He made a world of heaven and earth, populated with creatures spiritual and physical. God crowned this creation with man in His image. He made man spiritual and physical to best display Read More

Sometimes progress isn’t progress. Here’s why.

[This is a cross-post from my other blog.] Lately I’ve been on a reading binge of G. K. Chesterton and C. S. Lewis. I have too much to say on the treasures I’ve found in them to possibly remember to blog about it all. That’s a shame. On the bright side, there’s still lots of Read More

Biblical terms we usually misunderstand

Does “saving justice” sound right to you? How about “holy love”? What about “gracious judgment” or “avenging mercy”? They should, but I suspect that for many, or most, of us at least some of these don’t really make sense. Sadly, I’ve gotten the impression that over time our theological technicalities have led us to miss the actual meanings of many biblical terms. But these Read More

No, you are not a soul

You don’t have a soul. You are a soul. You have a body. C. S. Lewis Amen, right? By no means! The above quote was supposedly said by C. S. Lewis, one of our favorite theological writers of the modern age. The sentiment is echoed all over the place in Christianity. People complain about their Read More

2016 Reading…With a Chainsaw

I’m sure if you’re a reader, or have friends who are, you’ve seen this meme on Facebook by now:  Well, for a little fun, I’ve decided to post my results for every book I read in 2016. Enjoy:  On the Christian Life with a Chainsaw — John Calvin  Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc with a Read More