God Is Out of Control – a Guest Post By Michael Hidalgo

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This is an excerpt from Changing Faith: Questions, Doubts and Choices About an Unchanging God, a new book by Michael Hidalgo. We live each day walking on a thin veneer of certainty.Many of us live with a desire to control things because it gives us security and certainty. We want control so badly we even try to control God. It’s almost as if we place boundaries around him, box him in and create a framework for him. We look for him in all the expected places, thinking he will work within the sma … [Read more...]

Crazy Genesis and the Messy God

So, I'm attempting to read the Bible in a year (thanks Bible app), and it's a chronological plan, so I've been in Job and Genesis so far. Fact is, I've never actually completed one of these plans. Typically, right about now, I get off track and chuck it, opting for topical and devotional reading instead. And, reading books. And...blogs. It's very unevangelical of me.And not very pastoral at all.But I'm hoping this'll be lucky '13, and so far, so good.Anyway, Job was actually nothing … [Read more...]


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