Monthly Archives: November 2007

God in Suffering

I recently watched a video of a message delivered by Tom Honey, a vicar in the Church of England. His message is a reflection on the 2004 tsunami, and how God can allow such tragedies. If you would like to … Continue reading

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The Search To Belong By Joseph Myers

The Search To Belong (TSTB) is a book about our need to belong, how it manifests in our lives, and some basic misunderstandings about belonging. It is clear from reading TSTB that we are missing some key pieces of belonging … Continue reading

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A Community Called Atonement by Scot McKnight (Part 2)

In ACCA McKnight seeks to bring all of the metaphors, moments, and stories of atonement together not necessarily into a single viewpoint, but rather under a single umbrella, so that each can influence a holistic view of atonement. His assumption … Continue reading

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A Community Called Atonement by Scot McKnight (Part 1)

A Community Called Atonement (ACCA) is looking for a comprehensive view of atonement. He suggests that we limit ourselves when we insist on one explanation or metaphor of atonement. Each biblical metaphor, McKnight would say, carries weight but each is … Continue reading

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The Divine Conspiracy by Dallas Willard

Willard’s main point throughout The Divine Conspiracy (TDC) is that the church has missed the core of the gospel of Jesus. It is not about what happens after death or some social cause. The gospel is about the Kingdom of … Continue reading

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Postings from school

Many of you know that I am currently enrolled in Seminary with George Fox Evangelical Seminary in Portland, Oregon. I’ve been learning a lot and my thinking of spirituality and the church is being stretched greatly. Since this blog is … Continue reading

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