Tag Archives: God

Success through the Eyes of Faith


I wish to make it clear here that my vocational transition was more about following Christ’s calling rather than finding greener pastures. This “career move” can easily be made to fit into the world’s narrative of success, as in constantly moving on to bigger and better. But I had always said that I go to (and stay) where I believe God is calling me. Success, in my understanding of Scripture, means, above all, faithfulness to Christ’s call, along with the missional kingdom fruitfulness born of that. Continue reading

Advertisements
Posted in Calling, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

BEYOND Evolution vs. Creation


On November 18, 2011, the York University student club in which I’m Chaplain and Director – Leadership, Culture and Christianity (LCC) – sponsored a special public lecture by Dr. Denis Lamoureux titled: Beyond Evolution vs. Creation. Lamoureux has earned PhDs … Continue reading

Posted in Creation-Evolution, Faith and Learning, Theology, Tough Questions | Tagged , , , , | 15 Comments

Frameworks of Love and Symbols of Fear


The recent controversy at Calvin College over the issue of human origins in the publications of two of its professors causes me and a friend to think about how Christians disagree with one another. In a connected blog, Jason Postma, … Continue reading

Posted in Creation-Evolution, Culture | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Biblical Maternal Images for God


Mother’s Day makes me think about God’s maternal side. Christianity has been guilty of a patriarchal history that has been oppressive of women. Our conception of God as masculine, e.g. God as Father or King, certainly contributes to our slide … Continue reading

Posted in Gender Issues, Theology | Tagged , , , | 15 Comments

God and Unrequited Love


One of the top songs at the moment of writing is Bruno Mars‘ “Grenade”. It gets played on almost every radio station I turn to at some point of the day, everyday. Thankfully, I like the song. It has a … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Spirituality, Videos | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment