Imagining a Natural World Full of Good PeopleLast month I wrote about my faith that all people are created in the image of God which means all persons not only possess inherent worth and value, but also that no one truly is without God in their lives. Certainly, all people are broken, but no one … Continue reading Goodness, God and Insights from The Man in the High Castle and Alasdair MacIntyre
*This post was first published in my newsletter. A little while ago I was sitting on campus with my friend George. We were playing a game he had picked up at the Renaissance Faire while talking, as we often do, about God. George and I disagree on some pretty basic things. I believe the ultimate … Continue reading Goodness, God and Insights from Maximus the Confessor and Pseudo-Dionysius
Read Psalm 14 The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, their deeds are vile; there is no one who does good. Psalm 14 begins with this declaration that appears rather confrontational. Calling people "fools" is not the best way to get them to listen to your point of view. … Continue reading The Fool and Getting Away With It – Psalm 14 (Weekly Word)
In May my wife is due to give birth to our first child. I am both excited and terrified to be a father. In the midst of all the doctor's appointments, searching for cribs and other necessities, and reading books about parenting I have been thinking about what to do with Santa Claus? Maybe this … Continue reading What Should I do with Santa Claus?
Last fall CSF had a "Human-Trafficking Awareness Day" during which we sold t-shirts, handed out information about modern-day slavery, and at night had a guest speaker who has worked with a group in Cambodia to save women from slavery. From this CSF ended up partnering with the Step Dance Team for a benefit show, all … Continue reading What Motivates?