Category Archives: Theology

By the way, God is not a man…

A movie based on William Paul Young’s best-selling book, The Shack, is finally coming out this March 3rd! I am very excited to see this for many reasons. This post is inspired by Cindy Powell’s post, “Hollywood, please get this one right.” I join … Continue reading

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Logos: the structuring Reality of everything

The Bible text is not the Word of God; Jesus Christ is the Word of God. I’m not being provocative here to demote the Bible in your mind; I’m saying this to hopefully elevate your view of Jesus Christ over the Bible text … Continue reading

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The dynamic flow of the Trinitarian life

All of creation spins and flows to the dynamic rhythm of the Divine Dance of God, echoing the very nature of the Trinitarian life. When you start to see yourself in this divine flow between the Father, Son, and Spirit, everything changes in … Continue reading

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The Nativity mystery | Karl Barth

“The nativity mystery “conceived from the Holy Spirit and born from the Virgin Mary,” means, that God became human, truly human out of his own grace. The miracle of the existence of Jesus, his “climbing down of God” is: Holy … Continue reading

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Quote: Bad theology is like pornography

“Bad theology is like pornography—the imagination of a real relationship without the risk of one. It tends to be transactional and propositional rather than relational and mysterious. You don’t have to trust Person, or care for Person. It becomes an … Continue reading

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Why the Incarnation matters – part one

Jesus was not born to die; He was born to give life. He wasn’t brought up to be the ultimate temple sacrifice. God doesn’t do human sacrifice; He’s not Molech. God is, and always has been, a good Father. I know what I just said may sound strange … Continue reading

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Can you see yourself in Christ?

In my last series (“God so loved“) I mentioned that one of the reasons Jesus was born on Christmas day was so God could bring us to Himself, into the “Divine Dance” that the Father and Son have enjoyed since before the foundation of … Continue reading

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