Flood

Flood

For me, the story of the Flood found in Genesis 6-9 is one of the most challenging and perplexing in all of Scripture. It challenges our preconceptions, defies our often simplistic hermeneutics, and undermines attempts to formulate propositional, systematized theological statements. While this story is often relegated to Sunday School, I suggest we put aside our pictures of fuzzy, smiling animals on a houseboat and take up the task of engaging God through the story he inspired. Continue reading Flood

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Of Order and Complements

Of Order and Complements

A Complementarianism reading of Scripture decentralizes Yahweh/Jesus in the biblical narrative and insists everything must be read through the lens of a universal gender binary. I would define this as idolatry, anthropotheism at its most sinister. Continue reading Of Order and Complements

Who I Am (Sometimes)

Who I Am (Sometimes)

I have come to value dialogue over debate and apologetic. I have come to love and engage the “other”, to stop seeing enemies and reprobates and start seeing neighbors. More than anything, I have been challenged by the words of Paul in 1 Corinthians 2:2, “For I resolved to know nothing among you but Jesus Christ, and him crucified.” Continue reading Who I Am (Sometimes)