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Genesis 32:4-36:43

  • admin wrote a new blog post: The Rural Church: A Special House of Prayer   2 months, 3 weeks ago · View

    Thumbnail An excerpt from “God’s Country.” I like to fancy myself a rural contemplative, which is to say that I like to walk around town trying to pay attention to Jesus. I sing when I take out the trash. I recite Scripture when I hoe weeds. I liturgize when I mow the lawn. This is my attempt at the […]

  • admin wrote a new blog post: Of Old Testament Haircuts and New Testament Head Coverings   3 months, 4 weeks ago · View

    Thumbnail How Scripture records God consistently defending the humanity and dignity of women against sexual violence and exploitation. Are women human? Dorothy Sayers asked the question in a series of essays published in the early 20th century. For many today, it seems absurd—of course women are human! Yet sub-human treatment of women has endured throughout history, from wife-selling […]

  • admin wrote a new blog post: Wrestling with Eternity   1 year, 1 month ago · View

    Thumbnail For many, predestination is a struggle to accept; for Paul, it’s a doctrine of love. Let’s just admit it: the Bible makes us uncomfortable at times. We recoil when we read about the destruction of the Canaanites or Father Abraham pimping his sister/wife, Sarah. But these stories are right there on the pages of the Bible, and […]