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Why Christians can say 'Good on you!' to same-sex marriage

The Lord said to Abraham, ‘Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house to the land that I will show you… I will bless you… so that you will be a blessing… and in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed.’ (Genesis 12:1-3, NRSV)

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Theology

The Good News about Wrath

It is no mistake to say that the love of God and the wrath of God amount to the same thing, described from different points of view. 405 more words

The Love Of God

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

Current Events

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

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