Category Archives: Christian Life

The Lord’s Day

The final chapter of Michael LeFebvre’s The Liturgy of Creation sums up his argument that the creation story is primarily a calendar narrative guiding human work, rest, and worship. He runs through the negative side effects of the modern obsession … Continue reading

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Science and Faith in Pandemic Times

Francis Collins had a conversation Monday night with Jim Stump and Deb Haarsma of BioLogos. For those who don’t know, Francis Collins is the Director of the National Institutes of Health, following on a successful career as head of the … Continue reading

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His Grace is Sufficient

As we all know by now, the current move to “social distancing” is designed to “flatten the curve.” While the problems will last longer, the human toll should be smaller. The number of critical cases will remain closer to the … Continue reading

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Doesn’t Christianity Denigrate Women?

How can you be a Christian? In my experience there are three big subtexts to this question these days, science, women, and sexuality. Other questions are important as well … but these are the showstoppers. How can you be a … Continue reading

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Intellectual Humility is a Virtue

Who is wise and understanding among you? Let them show it by their good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom. James 3:13 Several years ago I posted on a short book by Josh Reeves and … Continue reading

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Confronting Christianity

It is all over the news – well occasionally anyway. Religion is in a decline with a significant increase in the number of people claiming no religion. The change is particularly significant among younger adults. Some applaud this trend as … Continue reading

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Disappointment with God?

There is a new resource from BioLogos – a series of podcasts providing the opportunity for longer conversations on a range of issue. You can find them on the BioLogos site here and/or subscribe through a variety of services including … Continue reading

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The Solution?

The final segment of the conversation between Heidi Lene Maibom and N. T. Wright addresses the solution to the previous question “what is wrong with the world?” The moderators narrows the question to consider what the solution means for personal … Continue reading

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When We Disagree

I’ve been traveling – with little time to write. This is a repost – but it joins with the series looking at leadership within the church. John Walton has an interesting analysis of the question of women in ministry included … Continue reading

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Not as the World Sees It

Last Fall I began reposting a series on biblical womanhood with intent to expand and extend. Today’s post is a lightly edited repeat of a post from the original series. My contention is that our only true authority is God, … Continue reading

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