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 →

SINGLENESS: GIFT or PRIVILEGE?

NOTE: This is a guest post written by my wife, Abigail Smith.   Weddings It’s wedding season! This means proposals, engagement shoots, flowers, magical fairy lights, pinterest perfect centerpieces and Continue Reading →

Why You Should be Legalistic – Part 2

In Part 1 of “Why You Should Be Legalistic” I argued that “While ‘legalistic’ constructs may be appropriate for our development at one stage of life, they are inappropriate and Continue Reading →

Ultimatums, Interpretations and an Old World Vision

I had originally started working on this piece in the wake of World Visions decision to allow gay and lesbian persons to work at their U.S. branch. But WV has Continue Reading →

(Con)Tending for the Gospel: Part 4 – How to Tend To the Gospel

Contending versus Tending… So far we’ve come to understand the Gospel as an organic, dynamic garden that has content and dynamism. It is at the same time both transcendent (beyond Continue Reading →