One of my favorite theses (thesai?) by Martin Luther is this… The love of God does not first discover but creates what is pleasing to it. The love of man comes into being through attraction to what pleases it. — Martin Luther; Thesis 28 of the Heidelberg Disputation
I love how the scriptures don’t showcase the winners or moralistic superstars. God seems to go out of God’s way to select exactly the “wrong people” fo…
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The good news is, God’s absolution is never dependent on what we do or what we’ve done. God creates new. Out of the rubble. Out of the grave. A timeles…
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The Christian life isn’t fundamentally about what we do (what we do is an effect - the fruit, not the root). It’s about what is done to us. It’s less a…
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A life update
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So much content that we come across today has (very) short expiration dates. Current events are so titillating to the ego. It’s all about urgency.What’…
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I wrote a post on Medium today about love and resisting the urge to club our fellow needy humans over the head with a blunt object. You might enjoy it.…
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Rob Bell - Introduction to Joy
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