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when God didn’t enter history

There’s this popular idea in our evangelical circles around this time of year – phrases like “God stepped down into history” and things of that ilk. It’s enough of a theological problem that I can’t really ignore it. It bugs me. Listen to me. God did not step into history. He MADE it. God IS… Continue reading when God didn’t enter history

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the gospel according to… Arrival, the movie

MAJOR SPOILER ALERT !!! Proceed accordingly…. I’ll wait. So Rob and I watched Arrival last night. It is moody and a bit slow, but well done. I said out loud that I hoped that they would do something different – since I hadn’t read the book first and admittedly didn’t even know it was a… Continue reading the gospel according to… Arrival, the movie

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center of center, or How I learned to stopped worrying and love the PCA

This is a long thought… so buckle up… The PCA (Presbyterian Church in America) is a relatively new marvel in my life. I was raised in a Conservative Baptist church. I dabbled with non-denoms and other forms of Baptist through college and some of my adult years. I had very little knowledge of Presbyterians much… Continue reading center of center, or How I learned to stopped worrying and love the PCA

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how not to go Full Shame

How much space do you rent out to shame in your mind? Like Full Shame. The shaved head, let’s get crazy shame that infects and inflicts pain on your entire body and anyone around you? Stop renting to shame. Evict that sucker and change the locks. We have understood shame a lot better in recent… Continue reading how not to go Full Shame