Thoughts on human effort and the work of God

Category Theology

A Pandemic Pentecost: How are we resisting the Spirit?

When Stephen was martyred, he ended his speech saying, “You stiff-necked people, uncircumcised in heart and ears, you always resist the Holy Spirit. As your ancestors did, so do you!” In light of the juxtaposition of Pentecost with Covid-19 and… Continue Reading →

Easter 2020 Prayer

Let us pray together. Lord Jesus, we rejoice in you, we delight in you, we worship you today and we thank you Lord. Joined by our brothers and sisters throughout the world and through time you are making us one… Continue Reading →

What the Magi story teaches us about Divine Guidance

Think about the last time you wanted guidance. Maybe you wish your boss was clearer about their expectations. Or maybe you wanted help repairing a broken relationship. Or maybe you felt stuck or lost in some part of life, unsure… Continue Reading →

Thoughts on the ERLC’s Statement on AI

The Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) of the Southern Baptist Convention recently published a widely shared statement on Artificial Intelligence. As a founding member of the AI & Faith Consortium via Theotech, I was asked for some personal thoughts… Continue Reading →

Living with hope deferred

In light of Seattle’s snowpocalypse, I had to quote C.S. Lewis’ description of hope deferred: “It’s winter in Narnia…Always winter but never Christmas” (The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe). Hope deferred is different than delayed gratification. Waiting for hours… Continue Reading →

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