What does it mean when we say we are blessing God? I've known about this Rabbinic idea for a while- that when God blesses us, they are not rewards. Rather they are opportunities for growing into being worthy of the blessing. Children are probably the most obvious example. Plenty of people who … Read more about How can I bless God? – Guest post by Emily Strength
Nate Sparks is an amazing person and when Charlottesville happened I was talking to him about how not enough people understand the connections between the hateful doctrines of men like Doug Wilson and the political careers of men like Mike Huckabee . . . The world really is small and the connections … Read more about Is Doug Wilson a Racist? – a guest post
As with last week this is another site whose founder felt called to collaborate with others and provide a platform for voices to be heard. These are important voices because they are calling for the equality and empowerment of women. Ezer Rising is a group of Christian … Read more about Ezer Rising
I am convinced that God's move at this time is a collaborative move. God is calling those in ministry to work together and share the burden of what the Kingdom is being called to do. When I encounter others with the same vision for collaboration I am encouraged and want to partner with … Read more about Theology Corner
There's a concept in the New Testament that a lot of people don't realize is there. It's the idea of being "common." Most people know something about kosher food -- a basic idea that there are clean and unclean things. Clean is good; unclean is bad. Most people don't think it applies to … Read more about What’s “common” about Charlottesville?
We are excited to host this guest article from Rosa Hopkins. It resonates with our desire to speak to what Christianity is supposed to be and the impact God desires it to have. You can read other great articles on her website and her Facebook page. Pornography and the link to sex … Read more about Rosa Hopkins and her Gutsy Christianity
Jamal's About page says this about him "I have a passion and vision to see people liberated from ideas and constructs that keep people from achieving their full, creative potential as beings made in the image and likeness of God. My mission is to challenge old destructive paradigms, and … Read more about Jamal Jivanjee and The Love Podcast
with Oghene'tega Swann from CBE's Voices of Color. While we wait for the interview I thought I would get you as excited as I am by sharing a recent article she shared. So when I advocate for Women’s Rights, I am in keeping with my heritage as a person of faith of color! And I do so in the full … Read more about Getting excited about an upcoming interview
I've been working so hard on the site that I forgot to introduce myself! Let me do that now. I'm Crystal Lutton and I've been a believer all my life. At three years old, at the VBS my mom was teaching where we lived in Japan, I heard the story of Zacchaeus (Luke 19:1-10) and wanted to know how … Read more about Crystal here
Caution: I'm riled up again. But I do have a happy point at the end of this. There are a lot of loud voices out there that say God is angry and God is punitive and God hates this and that and you. I don't want any part of that God, and I don't know why anyone would...except out of fear. Fear of … Read more about How a loving God can change your mind . . . Quite Literally!
by way of introduction to this blog let me share his About Me description. I think it speaks volumes! Numinous. Contextualization. Pseudepigrapha. These are just a few of the sumptuous words that I can spell. But what else would you expect from someone whose favorite movie is … Read more about Unseen Eternity
The Equality Workbook We are so excited to see that this is finished and available! For every man and woman who has been damaged by Patriarchy here is a guide to freedom. Please check out the link if you've ever been told that 1 Timothy says women are not allowed to have … Read more about The Equality Workbook: Freedom in Christ from the Oppression of Patriarchy