Suffering And Sin

Some books of the Bible are easier to read and to understand than others. Finding the point of a passage from Philippians, for instance, is not too difficult. But what about all the craziness of Ezekiel, Daniel, or Revelation? Those aren’t so simple. Those are way more complicated, scaring off…

The Narrative Tapestry of the Bible (How to Read the Bible Series)

What if I wanted to tell you that when God created the heavens and the earth, everything that he created was good. But then we humans decided to define what is good for ourselves, which brought death and destruction into God’s perfect creation. But God has chosen to work with…

Abortion In America: The Facts

There is a great deal of opinion on abortion and the recent restrictive Alabama law. My goal here today is to shove these opinions to the side and simply look at the science behind reproduction, consciousness, and what constitutes life. I’m not focusing on religion because religion is subject to…

In Honor of Rachel Held Evans

My brother called and asked why Rachel Held Evans’ death was so significant to so many Christians I explained that she gave a voice in a powerful and moving way to a grounded and yet relevant faith. She grew up in an evangelical, fundamentalist world. A world which she found…

Why it's​ not all about God's Glory

“Woah, Gabe…. What do you mean it’s not all about God’s Glory?!” Now that I’ve reeled you in with such an intriguing title let me first say I do believe in God’s Glory, and in a sense, I also affirm that it is all about God’s Glory. Depending on how…

The Creative Voice of God

“Then God said…and there was…” God speaks, and it was made. God took the nothing interrupting it with a sound that created visuals of light and dark, liquid and solid, order, multiplicity, and goodness. His interrupting voice made the creation and continues to create. The interaction between God’s voice and…

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