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Stories and Social Justice (a sandwich)

The short answer, for why I write on this blog is because it satisfies an itch.  I get tired of ugly things. Not to say that my blog is the most beautiful piece of writing ever to grace the interwebs. 618 more words

Miroslav Volf: "the Christian God is not a private deity"

“Because the Christian God is not a lonely God, but rather a communion of three persons, faith leads human beings into the divine communion. One cannot, however, have a self-enclosed communion with the Triune God- a “foursome,” as it were– for the Christian God is not a private deity. 63 more words

Religious/Theological Reflections

An individualistic Christianity?

I’ve been thinking a lot about the notion of Jesus as “my personal saviour”. It occurred to me multiple times within a short period of time through other blog posts, sermons, bible reading, prayer, and books. 811 more words

Places of Change

Today we were running a workshop on Places of Welcome – the network we are helping to develop of places across the city that offer conversation, hospitality and basic information for a couple of hours of week.One of the participants mentioned that the place she worked was a ‘Place of Change’ and she wanted to see how that connected with a ‘Place of Welcome.’ 566 more words

Generosity. Love. Grace.

It’s my first Whimsical Weekend post… What I’m thinking…

Thinking this morning about generosity. Love.  Grace.

I picked up Miroslav Volf’s Free of Charge: Giving and Forgiving in a Culture Stripped of Grace… 310 more words

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Miroslav, the Good Life, and Higher Education

After attending Calvin’s Festival of Faith & Writing, I can easily say that seeing Miroslav Volf the highlight of conference. I finally got around to reading… 1,452 more words

Suffering and the cross, the counter-cultural symbol (Miroslav Volf)

Some years ago I read Miroslav Volf’s Exclusion and Embrace, (Nashville: Abingdon, 1996). I really enjoyed it. Here are some insightful words from the book regarding suffering and the cross. 233 more words