Monthly Archives: May 2018

God’s Foolish Weakness

For the foolishness of God is wiser than human wisdom, and the weakness of God is stronger than human strength. 1 Corinthians 1:25 Perhaps we hear Paul asserting that on God’s worst day, when he is most foolish or weak, … Continue reading

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Personhood

In our contemporary world, the starting place of any typical discussion about personhood is that each individual possesses his or her own self. Your body is yours, so you alone may determine what will be done with it. Your life is … Continue reading

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The God of Failure

The way of Jesus must be expressed within the cultural and social context of each time and place in order for his life to deeply reside within us. We are culture-creating beings, collectively making systems of thought, values, and behavior … Continue reading

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Guidance

What does it mean to have God’s guidance in our lives? The primary way is to look at Jesus who embodies how to live like God. Immersing ourselves in the gospels, and reflecting on the Christ we encounter there, is … Continue reading

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