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Children of God

I’ve gotten in trouble lately for an idea that I thought was fairly safe, but turns out (as many ideas do) is theologically open to debate.   I suggested that human beings, created in the image of God, might be children of God.  I do have to acknowledge that this is […]

Compassionot

Who should have a place at the banquet table laid out for us by God?  This is a question that keeps coming up in my life at the moment as I listen to conversations about immigration, homosexuality, capital punishment, and abortion.  In each case, one significant issue emerges: who is […]

Children of God: Childlike or Childish?

Overheard, two pastors talking: Well, if this amendment passes, I can tell you one thing.  My church isn’t going to pay its apportionments this year! What?  You mean if you disagree with the decision you’d withhold apportionments?  That’s kind of childish, isn’t it? Hey, I’m not childish.  I’m childlike. Um, no, […]