Thoughts on human effort and the work of God

Category Theology

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 →

What godliness doesn’t get you (and what it does)

Some people think godliness is a way to get rich. And I don’t mean the swindling televangelist stereotype. I mean the average person who believes that being faithful to God means blessing for their career or company. While the Apostle… Continue Reading →

Why church small groups discussions fail

Have you experienced this? Awkward silence lingers until the small group leader tentatively asks another question. Everyone stares at their toes. Someone offers a nervous answer. The leader tries to parley it into a discussion, but no one really opens… Continue Reading →

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