Archive for October 2014

Featured in FULLER!

I’m taking a quick break from pontifications about the nature of reality and the meaning of life to share this link with you! I will be out of town for the rest of the week, so no more blog posts until November. So in lieu of a post, read about my work in FULLER, the…

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Why Am I A Christian?

After a long conversation with an atheistic friend, he turned to me and asked–with great gentleness and compassion–“so why are you a Christian?” It seems that after the conversation he was unable to see how anything I was saying (and let me be clear, this was not an evangelistic conversation) needed a “god” figure to…

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Blind Spots

I just finished reading Mark Labberton’s new book Called. It is a wonderfully thoughtful and pastoral exhortation to live life in such a way as to be the gospel in an embodied way. I highly recommend it. As I was reading it, I began thinking about the ways I do and do not live into…

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On Value vs. Sin

This post in inspired by Caroline Vandenbree.I have grown up in the tension between being loved and being sinful. I’ve grown up in no man’s land, between the “liberal” trench of grace on my left and the “conservative” trench of the reality of sin on my right. I’ve heard and seen many leaders berate the…

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