“It’s the people, Derek. Nature is beautiful and the lake is pretty, but if you want to see God you have to open your eyes to the people.”
Do we own a faith so deeply rooted in the love of Jesus that we’re not afraid to take a few risks?
It’s all about the seeking. We can have all the academic conversations we like about God, but if we seek God with all of our hearts – with passion and discipline and commitment and faithfulness and urgency and regularity and expectation and (well, so much more) – then and only then will we become better theologians.
The Reformation may have got going with Martin Luther in 1517, but it is sustained by the impetus of “always reforming.”
it is good to take pause when and where we can, and to understand this world from the perspective of mountains, where the long view is the only view that counts
We are moving forward, back to The Garden.
Jesus offers this ongoing invitation to forgive, to reconnect, to look for the good in one another, and to love intentionally.