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Children as a Symbol of Hope

As I prepared for my message from this past weekend, “God of the Little Ones,” I read a lot of different material. In returning to Stanley Hauerwas’  239 more words

Books And Quotations

God's Delighting Love: Asking the Question When We Already Know the Answer

When I give my son a timeout I usually make it a point to say something along the lines of, “Even though I’m disappointed in these actions, I love you no matter what.” Months ago my son began asking me, apropos of nothing, “Daddy, do you love me forever, no matter what?” At first I worried I had been overly harsh with him and he questioned whether I truly loved him. 620 more words

Spiritual Formation

Devotional - Psalm 103.8

Devotional:

Psalm 103.8

The Lord is merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love.

16 years ago I was sitting in my 8th grade band class when an announcement came over the PA system that I was needed at the main office. 559 more words

Old Testament

The Christian Problem With (Nuclear) War

Following Jesus, being disciples of the living God, requires a life of pacifism. It is not just one of the ways to respond to War; it is… 1,686 more words

Jesus

A Strange Response

That newly resurrected man on the beach eating fish while the world appears darker each passing minute: to him we should be faithful. How do we do that? 1,699 more words

Hickey responds to Hauerwas on Trump

Stanley Hauerwas is on a short list of the people I most admire. Of recent it has been my fortune to interact with and come to know personally this ‘leading theologian of our time’ since he served as Chair in Theological Ethics here at the University of Aberdeen (2014-2016). 318 more words

Culture War

The Balch-Elliott Debate and Beauty as Logic

Much like the Red River Rivalry or the rivalry between Celtics and Lakers, biblical scholars have their own legendary rivalries. The driest, most boring of which is manifest in the Balch-Elliott debate. 577 more words

Religion