Incarnation

A Complicated Pregnancy: A Conversation with Kyle Roberts

Some time ago a friend discovered I had been reading Jurgen Moltmann’s, The Crucified God. He suggested I leave Moltmann alone. If you know anything about me, that is like pouring gas on a fire.… Continue reading

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Faithful Presence – An Advent Series: #2

The group of children rehearsed their songs as part of the Christmas program. C wanted to be in front of the microphone. What child doesn’t want to hear himself through a PA system? Especially a child who thinks it cool his Grandpa uses a mic regularly. Straining his neck … Continue reading

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The Rapture Betrays the Incarnation: An Interview with Jeffrey C. Pugh

“There must be some way out of here,” said the joker to the thief. “There’s too much confusion I can’t get no relief . . ..”┬áLearning to read the Bible as a child and a young adolescent meant always looking up and hoping to get out of … Continue reading

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Hope in the Hospital? or, No Escape for the Pastor-Theologian

Few places offer a challenge to the pastor-theologian like the hospital. Who knows what that family member is thinking while seated on a bench outside the ICU wing? The look on his or her face may be deceiving.… Continue reading

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We Don’t Want This God

Weakness does not make the list as a Divine attribute. In the pantheon of gods, old and new, humans long for a god writ large and powerful. When we fail to find a god that fits our billing we become the god for which we look. We stop searching. … Continue reading

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