Love that Demands Change

When I think about the prompt, “change and changes”, I immediately think about the current condition of our world and all the ills that need to be cured.  As I ponder the multitude of tragedies, misfortunes, stubbornness, heartbreaks, injustices, oppression, hatred, abuse, exploitation, inhumane acts, discrimination, and the list goes on; I can’t help but […]

Of Two Minds on Dualism

The mind-body problem has been a topic of debate from the inception of philosophy itself, and has recently became a hot topic in Christian circles.  Throughout the course of history, neither monists nor dualists have been able to conclusively demonstrate the falsity of its opponent and the veridical nature of itself.  This has not stopped […]

God is Hesed

Exodus is a foundational book to understanding God’s character.  It contains might acts and words from God that proclaim God’s character.  Central to this revelation of God’s character is Exodus 34:1-9.  This passage has a paradoxical nature and requires many levels of analysis to properly understand what is being revealed.  First, we will look at […]

Spiritual Interview

For my assignment I conducted a Zoom interview with a friend who used to work in ministry.  He used to be a youth and children’s ministry leader for a church, but now him and his wife volunteer leading a young adult group.  I have found him to be a deep and faithful follower of Jesus, […]

Exodus and Pharaoh’s Power

In one of her articles Wilda Gafney describes what she calls a Black Lives Matter hermeneutic.  This hermeneutic focuses our attention to look for lives in the biblical text that are at risk, subject to oppression, seen as disposable or at the margins of the text, particularly because of intersecting elements of identity.  Exodus is […]