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Listening at Ball's Falls

A couple weeks ago, I took the better part of a day simply to pray. Rather than bringing my lists of questions and requests to God, I realized that I needed to take a posture of listening. 1,049 more words


The story of Edwin Land

It’s a long-term exhibit on instant photography, and more.

The Baker Library has mounted a show chronicling the history of the Polaroid Corp. and the career of its avant-garde founder, Edwin H. 593 more words

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Who would love us more?

For this Reformation Day I’ve been enjoying reading through the Belgic Confession – one of the early reformed confessions (1561). I love it for its clarity and straightforwardness but also there is a lovely warmth that comes through. 659 more words


The Belgic Confession: Church, State, & Reformation

As I prepare for ordination in the Reformed Church in America, I am wrestling with the documents, Creeds, and Confessions to which I will be committing myself. 1,102 more words


Which of these 8 statements is heretical and which ones are orthodox?

Just a little quiz on Christology. Which of the following statements, if any, are orthodox; or which of the following statements, if any, are heretical? 419 more words


Imputed Injustice - Calvin Against the Calvinists

Imputed Injustice

Yet we still quarrel. We still contend with the Almighty. We still assume that somehow God did us wrong and that we suffer as innocent victims of God’s judgment. 1,622 more words

What is God?

In a previous post, I encouraged my readers to seek to know the Holy One, beginning with the question, ‘What is God?’ Now, it may sound a little odd to us to hear the question phrased that way, as opposed to ‘Who is God?’ But it is this fundamental question that many saints before us began with, including Augustine, whose writing we have been dipping into in the past weeks.  884 more words