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God Is Wrathful because God Is Love

I used to think that wrath was unworthy of God. Isn’t God love? Shouldn’t divine love be beyond wrath? God is love, and God loves every person and every creature.

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Books

Sierra Leone, And The Tension Of Joy

Last Monday morning thousands of people living in Freetown, Sierra Leone left their homes for work and various other life-tasks. They began their day under the impression that they’d be able to return to their homes and families. 1,337 more words

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The View From Everywhere

I was driving earlier this week when I found myself in a scenario that should be familiar to anyone who has been in city traffic. While waiting to turn left at a traffic light (with no green arrow) I saw that the semi-truck waiting across the intersection from me had its right blinker on. 2,578 more words

Just Stop

The classic Christian hymn, Dear Lord and Father of Mankind, contains the line, Drop Thy still dews of quietness / Till all our strivings cease… 389 more words

Original Essays

Religion and Politics Book Recommendations

I apologize for the lackluster state of this blog in the past months. I’ve been struggling to figure out the proper words to say in a time like this. 1,462 more words

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Theological Influence: Miroslav Volf

One of the projects I have decided to do is to catalog in some small way the influence of

some of the major thinkers who have influenced my growth as both a Christian, a pastor and as an individual as I reengage some of their work in my reading. 1,000 more words

Theology

Abraham: Faith for the City (Genesis 18:16-33)

While God prepares to destroy the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah, Abraham pleads for Him to show them mercy. In this talk, Liam explains how this peculiar passage points to the gospel, and how it teaches us to pray and act for justice and righteousness. 9 more words

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