What is important is what we see when we open our eyes and see through the lens of Christ.
Metaphors provide a way to connect the human to the Divine. And while they provide grounding, we must remember they do not provide a complete picture of God. So why has the modern Church insisted upon a masculine portrayal of God? Not only is the almost exclusive masculine imagery and language surrounding limiting, it can been immensely harmful both individually and corporately…
Peter’s Dirty Dream: Historically, we have often obsessed over Paul’s dramatic conversion in Acts 9, but Peter’s conversion is equally profound - both men BELIEVE they can see but are profoundly blind until they have a supernatural encounter with the risen Christ.
I think you can see God just about anywhere if you look hard enough.
God is love. God Loves the world. We are his children of love, and before we are anything else - we are loved.
I can only speak from personal experience, but I still stand by the adage that this community we have built is absolutely the strongest church family that I’ve ever had.