Original Chaos: How the New Creation Reframes the Question of Original Sin

Eden Is Not our Home As humans, we experience insecurities, uncertainties and tension, none of which ever really goes away. We postpone finding our happy place when we are forced Continue Reading →

Church and Policing Part 3: The Alternative Ecclesiology of Policing

This is the final post in a series on “church” vs. “policing” as different ways of organizing the world. Part 1 discussed how the church can understand itself as God’s covenantal people, Continue Reading →

Solidarity, Memory, and a Suffering God: Reflections on Wolterstorff’s “Lament for a Son”

I just read Lament for a Son by Nicholas Wolterstorff and I could not put it down. With many episodes of reflection, I read it cover to cover. In short, Continue Reading →

Oscar Romero: One with the Church, One with the Poor

Intro Today marks the 34th anniversary of Archbishop Oscar Romero’s martyrdom. Romero was the preeminent voice of peace and justice during his three-year archbishopric of El Salvador (1977-1980). But how Continue Reading →

A Garden of Hope

Restoring Pangea interviews Cassy Haller to talk about counseling, psychology, hope and a garden. Cassy has courageously opened up a practice of her own in Grand Rapids, MI named Honest Hope Continue Reading →