On God, Shooting Children, and Still Having no Answers

I posted this a year ago. I haven’t gotten remotely closer to wrapping my head around it, and so I am reposting today.  Who cares what I think about all this. I’m not really sure if I care what I think about all this. I didn’t sleep well last night and I woke up sad and unsettled. For some [Read More...]

On God, Shooting Children, and Having No Answers

Who cares what I think about all this. I’m not really sure if I care what I think about all this. I didn’t sleep well last night and I woke up sad and unsettled. For some reason, killing these 20 children and 6 adults in Connecticut yesterday burrowed deep into my heart and has decided to stay put [Read More...]

The Bible is PART of the Fallen World, Not OUTSIDE of it

In my last post, I introduced Kent Sparks’s excellent book Sacred Word, Broken Word: Biblical Authority and the Dark Side of Scripture with a quote from Bonhoeffer that is found at the end of the preface. Today, I want to continue with another quote from the book that sheds light on Sparks’s approach to the Bible. After [Read More...]


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