What if God not only exists, but he listens to our prayers and sometimes even grants our requests in ways that trigger unimaginable growth?
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”
How can I give The Bible a place of authority in my life? It’s not like God just dropped a golden book from heaven with his perfect Word. It’s a human document, which means humans not only wrote it, but humans ultimately decided what books of The Bible made the cut and which didn’t.