You’ve heard of the “welfare state,” but have you ever heard of a “welfare city?” Welfare state is a phrase commonly used to describe what some people believe is our nation’s over dependence on social programs. However, there also seems to be a rise in welfare cities, cities whose employment depends on the local, state, … Continue reading Welfare City
From Sarah Coakley’s God, Sexuality, and The Self I hate to admit it but there were times when I was growing up that the doctrine of the trinity was maybe the least important aspect of my faith. I had come to believe in God through wonderful storytelling that communicated the love of Christ and through … Continue reading The Beauty of Oneness: Why unity is essential for the trinity and the Church.
Originally Posted: November 19th, 2018 The story opens with a female prophet and judge holding court between “the heavens” and the “house of God.” A thousand different sermons could be preached about the life of Deborah. In this counter-intuitive story, the themes of lament, prophecy, and the role of women come to the front. I’ve … Continue reading Not Without You
I think we can all agree that the problem with cancel culture is not one-sided. It’s not that conservatives never think people should be canceled or that liberals think everyone should be canceled. The real problem is that there’s no agreed upon standard. It wasn’t that long ago that the Dixie Chicks were canceled by … Continue reading Did Vigo County Get it Wrong?
Have you ever wondered how the bible can say that God dwells in unapproachable light but also in a cloud of thick darkness, or how light was created on the first day but the sun and stars weren't until the fourth day, or how hell can be a place where God isn't, even though we … Continue reading On Darkness and Light