My Very Personal Thoughts On Dying

A friend asked me today if I was worried about my mom going back to work as a county social worker in NY amid Covid19. The question took me a bit off guard - not because I had to think about if as I was worried or not, but because I wanted to think about … Continue reading My Very Personal Thoughts On Dying

City of God, Book 10: Demon’s Pride

In Book Ten, Augustine continues pressing the Platonist to acknowledge their inconsistency, especially as it relates to the worship of gods/demons. The Platonist recognize that "the soul of man, though immortal and rational (or intellectual), cannot attain happiness except by participation in light of God, the creator of the soul and the whole world." And … Continue reading City of God, Book 10: Demon’s Pride

Image Bearing Requires Diversity

In Genesis 1 we read, So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.Genesis 1:27 Yes, man is in the image of God. Yes, woman is in the image of God. But together as man and woman we more fully represent the … Continue reading Image Bearing Requires Diversity

Idols dying by Covid-19

In the 7th and 8th century BC, God used the invading Assyrians and then Babylonians to kill Israel's idols - especially her idol of nationalistic pride. It should come as no surprise to anyone who has read their Bible that we still struggle with idols today, for our hearts, says Calvin, are a virtue idol … Continue reading Idols dying by Covid-19