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A Call to Prayer

Yesterday evening, photographs emerged of the very real human cost of the migrant crisis gripping Europe. As I saw the chilling image of three-year-old Aylan Al-Kurdi’s lifeless body lying facedown in the sand of a beach near Bodrum in Turkey, I could only weep and cry out, “Come, Lord Jesus,” as I saw my own son of a similar age lying there. 621 more words


The Simplest Form of Gratitude

A reflection in words and images from Kathy P:

“Do not let the empty cup be your first teacher of the blessings you had when it was full.  118 more words


Karl Barth and Covenant Theology

Karl Barth engaged heavily with his perception of the Post-Reformation orthodox/scholastic theologians of the 17th century, primarily (early on anyway) as mediated through Heppe. Rinse H Reeling Brouwer in his recently released book… 550 more words

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Year 10 of the Karl Barth Reading Group!

This fall marks the beginning of the 10th straight year that I have run a Karl Barth Reading Group here in Caronport. Each week from September to April or May, a group of students, staff, and pastors get together once  a week to discuss a small portion of Karl Barth’s  442 more words

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Karl Barth and Thomas Torrance, Against Federal Theology Side by Side

Both Karl Barth and Thomas F. Torrance (Barth’s best English speaking student) were against Federal or classical Covenant theology, even though both of them took the concept of… 1,073 more words

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A Wrong Time for Everything

There’s a right time for everything under the sun (Ecc. 3:1–8). That means, apart from God, we creatures find a wrong time for everything under the sun, too. 298 more words


Not An Immediately Impressive Character

Mozart always had something to say, and he said it. But we should not complicate and spoil the impact of his works by burdening them with those doctrines and ideologies which critics think they have discovered in them but are in face an imposition.

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