Essays on my faith life.
Imagine a social circle with no outsider. God’s circle has no outsider. This is the third post in the Understanding Poverty series.
Those who are proximate to suffering and poverty seem to experience a deeper level of connection with those they serve. I think kinship is the right word for it.
Reformers Timeline: the lives of the Protestant Reformers. Also, overlaid with the U.S. Presidential Timeline and other key figures.
Know people who glorify the past, the good old days, without regard for the future? Read more on how to deal with these nostalgic naysayers.
In the Judeo-Christian perspective, individuality is rooted in the character of the divine, displayed in the grand opening of the Bible.
Not knowing is a thrill, because it creates space for discovery, surprise, and wonder. This is why you don’t have to know everything.
The Sabbath, the seventh day of the week, is the pause in the rhythm of creation that moves in cycles and seasons.
Rock of Ages: many ancient structures were made out of stones, stable and durable materials that also symbolize God’s kingdom.
Sabbath is a reminder for us to live with consciousness of time, a balance by which everything is scaled against eternity.
Three reasons why I love being an Adventist. A sense of identity, individually and communally, the Sabbath, and a sense of mission.