Category Archives: Theology

The Point of it All

What is God going to do to fix things? … Will God do anything? And, if so, what will he do? The rest of the Bible is the answer to that question … but it starts here. It starts with one man. It starts with Abraham. Continue reading

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IF: An Easter Message

Our “If only” regrets are not always about what we have done or not done. Sometimes they are about what God has done or, especially, not done. Continue reading

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Understanding Your Calling

But nowhere in the Bible do we find God calling people by saying, “I have a no-hassle life-plan for self-fulfillment, and it has your name on it. Continue reading

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The Most Damaging Lie: “It’s No Use”

The lie becomes more destructive as it filters down to the relationship level. The more intimate the relationship, the more damage the lie causes. Continue reading

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Tower of Babel

No matter what materials humanity uses to build that bridge – social engineering, religion, education, morality – none will reach nearly far enough. If a bridge is to be built, God must build it. Continue reading

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The Rebellion in the Garden

What happened in the garden was not simply wrong, it was rebellion. Continue reading

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We Must Not Think God Is Our Servant

Jeeves, with his boundless knowledge and seemingly infinite reach, is more than a little like God. Perhaps Wodehouse realized this, for he once described him as “a godlike man in a bowler hat.” Continue reading

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Something Has Gone Dreadfully Wrong

“We often talk of man’s ‘bestial’ cruelty, but that is. . . insulting to beasts. . .” – Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Brothers Karamazov Continue reading

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Humans Are the X-Factor: God’s Biggest Risk?

God has painted on a very big canvas. But do you know what the centerpiece of his creative genius is? It’s you and I, and the people around us. As far as we know (though there is much we don’t … Continue reading

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The Artist

He paints his birds and fish and sunsets with hues so vivid and lines so bold that our most Avant Garde painters seem tame by comparison. Continue reading

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