Past Sins

It’s difficult for people to accept that certain behaviors are sin, particularly because, even if they no longer participate in those behaviors, they have a history of participation. They cannot bear to condemn their past. But this is because they see their past as if...

Crank / Doctors

Two years ago I went to the doctor’s to complain about a foot injury. He checked my age, sex, and weight and, using algorithmic guidance, determined that I should take this pill, get that shot, and have two more examinations, for which he gave me referrals. Last year...

True Theology

True theology is not a matter of defining God. Rather, it begins in humility, recognizing the need to approach God, kneeling. In his presence we listen. God has defined himself. – E.O.


“It may be infinitely worse to refuse to forgive than to murder, because the latter may be an impulse of a moment of heat, whereas the former is a cold and deliberate choice of the heart.” – George MacDonald

Letter & Spirit

Living under the Spirit of the law is different than living under the letter of the law. Consider traffic lights, for example. The letter of the law is that cars may proceed past the light when it is green, proceed with caution when it is yellow, and stop when it is...