An Incomplete Worldview and Advent

Evangelicals have grown fond of using the term "worldview," which we typically define as something like, "the lens through which we view God, creation, religion, culture, tribe, family, ourselves, and others." Worldview is definitely a real factor in every facet of life, but it is by definition subjective. Our lenses are shaped by many uncontrollable … Continue reading An Incomplete Worldview and Advent

“The margins are never margins for God.”

"The margins are never margins for God." Just had to share these brilliant words from Elaine Storkey. This was originally from a podcast (linked below), but I have typed out the transcript.  Most societies have a strong sense of a center. It’s occupied by people with influence, visibility, status, and power. In most societies, those … Continue reading “The margins are never margins for God.”

The Historical Jesus, Part 1 – The Fake Jesus

The Historical Jesus - Part 1 of 3 What do we really know about Jesus? Well, for those of us who live according to the "for the Bible tells me so" mentality, there is quite a lot. But not everyone gives the Bible the credibility it deserves. Those who consider the Bible to be pseudo-history, or partial … Continue reading The Historical Jesus, Part 1 – The Fake Jesus

The last words of Mattathias, the man who saved Judaism

It all started with bloodshed. The priest of God killed one of his own people on a pagan altar. The truth was, however, that much had gone wrong before this moment. Vile and despicable people had ruined the Jewish holy places and replaced them with signs and symbols of evil. The early Hebrews had several … Continue reading The last words of Mattathias, the man who saved Judaism