What is the difference between Christian denominations? Can’t we all just get along?
The God of the New Testament is fairly comfortable to square with and accept, especially when reading from a 21st century Western perspective. He is merciful and kind, walking the Earth as a humble man who heals the sick, dresses down the powerful, and ultimately dies brutally to absolve the sin of humanity. Even 2,000Continue reading “God of Mercy, God of Genocide”
I still remember the first time I heard Cory Asbury’s “Reckless Love,” a song that was the smash hit single on Christian radio a few years back. At the time, I wasn’t a Christian – quite the opposite in fact. It wouldn’t be fair to classify my views as atheistic, but they were certainly irreligious.Continue reading “On Pain and Reckless Love”
For much of my life, I was not concerned with Christianity in the slightest. I didn’t think about it, I didn’t ponder the question of God; it was out of sight, out of mind. Once I became interested in religious study and started to explore Christianity a bit from a historical and theological perspective, IContinue reading “Do You Believe in Miracles?”
Surely the being who ostensibly created the universe could extend His hand and, say, stop genocide or reverse a famine.