Monthly Archives: September 2013

Guarded

We build walls around our hearts, around our homes, around our land, around our borders to keep out strangers, the different, the other; to protect ourselves from getting hurt or from having to share our space with others. We guard … Continue reading

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Power vs. Love

“The spectacle of the Cross, the most public event of Jesus’ life, reveals the vast difference between a god who proves himself through power and One who proves himself through love…Jesus Christ never forced anyone to believe in him.  He … Continue reading

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Training School

Although the church is not God’s new order, it is meant to be a hint of the new order now and, more, a training school for new-order people. Rightly, we declare the good news—the promise of God’s new order, forgiven … Continue reading

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