The Beautiful Victory of the Cross and the Table of Aslan

Last week, I wrote about my belief that the cross is too beautiful to fit many popular theologies.  It isn’t beautiful in itself, for a Roman cross represents the power of Empire, a power that is always opposed to the way of Jesus.  Rather, the beauty is in the One who chose to endure unjust [Read More...]

The Cross is Too Beautiful for That! PS – God Isn’t Angry Either

  The cross is too beautiful for that. It’s too beautiful to be reduced to a simple explanation.  It’s too beautiful to finally “figure out.”  It’s too beautiful to capture in a simple tract.  It’s too beautiful to proclaim with a megaphone and a picket sign.  It’s too beautiful to be turned upside-down to be [Read More...]

Dear Reader… Deconstructing Religion – Moving Beyond "in" & "out"

Dear Reader… Growing up, I was taught that there are certain ‘things’ that a person has to do to earn favor with God. Don’t drink, don’t smoke, don’t watch certain movies… don’t! In other words, a large part of Christian discipleship was focused on the negation of ‘things’ rather than the freedom that comes from [Read More...]

Discussing the Atonement When Its No Longer Cool!

I have been doing some thinking about the atonement in recent months and even though I am behind the trend of making this a focus during Lent leading up to Easter, I decided to blog about it anyway J .  At seminary, I have a professor who has pushed me to think outside of the [Read More...]


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