Category Archives: Imago Dei

The Story: In the Beginning…Let There Be

In the beginning… Every story has a great beginning. The Story of God is no different. But then again, this story is quite different. This is the ultimate opening scene, the beginning of all things. From the very first words … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 13: The Greatest of These

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Over the years, I’ve developed my own working theology of Paul’s discourse on love found in 1 Cor. 13. I’ve used this material in sermons, in premarital counseling, and in conversation with good…

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Saints in Santa Rosa de Copan

Lately, I’ve been posting mostly my daily Bible study comments as our church family reads through the New Testament together in 2012. (For more information, check out this link to our Facebook page.) But it’s been a while since I … Continue reading

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The World Seen Through Its Victims

Douglas John Hall, in his excellent book titled Thinking the Faith, writes of the necessity incumbent upon disciples of Jesus to acknowledge others as “bearers of worlds”, to honor those we encounter as individuals to whom the world has uniquely … Continue reading

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Kingdom Values: Indiscriminate Love

I continue to reflect on the devastating storm that blew through here a little more than two weeks ago. If you came here looking for music reviews or cutesy posts about what my kids have done this week, I’ve got … Continue reading

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Love Begets Life

On the first page of scripture, the Bible affirms this fundamental truth: we are created in the image of God. Over the years, few things have captivated my imagination quite like this little phrase. The Imago Dei is rife with … Continue reading

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The Gift of Language (or Close Enough is Good Enough)

(This post is a continuation of the thoughts I posted here.) We have to acknowledge that our language is incapable of encompassing the totality of God. Asking our finite minds to apprehend the infinite God is like asking a ladybug … Continue reading

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