Tag: jesus

Power Dynamics and the People of God

We may not actively think about power dynamics and how they play out throughout our affiliations and relationships. In fact, many forces at work would rather you never think about them. According to the witnessContinue reading

The Christian and the Self

We cannot escape the modern obsession with ourselves. Modern Western society seems to be all about the self. People are raised to believe they can be and do whatever they desire, and they should diligentlyContinue reading

Loyalty

Loyalty is a theme we find frequently in relationships and in society. What should Christians make of “loyalty”? We understand loyalty as feelings of support and allegiance; we generally associate loyalty with faithfulness and dependability.Continue reading

Spiritual Warfare and Society

A war has been declared. The enemy is unseen and seems to be pervasive. He hates us and everything for which we stand, and will stop at nothing to defeat us. We cannot invade anyContinue reading

1 John 3:9-13: Love vs. Hate

Whosoever is begotten of God doeth no sin, because his seed abideth in him: and he cannot sin, because he is begotten of God. In this the children of God are manifest, and the childrenContinue reading

Our Story

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth by means of His Word. As part of that creation, on the sixth day, God created humans, making both male and female in His ownContinue reading

1 John 3:1-3: Children of God

Behold what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called children of God; and such we are. For this cause the world knoweth us not, because it knew himContinue reading

Salvation

And they said, “Believe on the Lord Jesus, and thou shalt be saved, thou and thy house” (Acts 16:31). Salvation, or being saved, represents a major aspect of the identity and message of Christianity. “Salvation”Continue reading

The Cult of Leadership

It seems to be everywhere you look: “leadership.” Western society in late capitalism, having mostly shorn itself of the pretenses of inherited nobility, has become obsessed with the cult of leadership. Previous generations were ledContinue reading