2.1 The God who creates, the God who calls 2.2 ‘To listen to another Word’ 2.3 A call and a promise It has already been argued that discipleship is introduced through the spoken word of the triune God at the point of creation. Even in light of that which occurred in the garden and humanity’s … Continue reading A Call and a Promise
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2.1 The God who creates, the God who calls 2.2 ‘To listen to another Word’ It does not take long, however, for the divine-human conversation to be tragically interrupted. In Genesis 2:17, we read that God spoke a specific word to Adam, prohibiting him from eating from the tree of the knowledge of good and … Continue reading ‘To listen to another Word’
Slowly but surely, my little podcast is making a comeback. I recently put out a call for some help with this venture in the form of a Patreon campaign boost, and lo and behold, it was successful enough to reach my base goal. As a result, I was able to fire up the SoundCloud account, … Continue reading Quick ‘Stoop Time’ Update
The one thing I can say for sure about Sarah Arthur's A Light So Lovely: The Spiritual Legacy of Madeleine L'Engle, Author of A Wrinkle in Time is that it made me want to drop everything and read anything her subject has ever written. In the year in which L'Engle would have turned, and when … Continue reading Book Review: A Light So Lovely by Sarah Arthur
I've written about this a couple times, but here's a brief summary of why I keep calling my blogs 'Somewhere North.' The Spot There’s a place in Scotland called Niest Point. It’s on the most westerly tip of Skye, and home to one of the most famous lighthouses in Scotland. While living in Aberdeen in 2009, … Continue reading Why ‘Somewhere North’?
Picking up from On Losing the Story of Discipleship, here's chapter 2 of my dissertation, a Practical Theology of Discipleship. 2.1 The God who creates, the God who calls To fully grasp what it means to follow Jesus in the 21st century, it is important to go back to the beginning, to the story of a God … Continue reading Discipleship in the Old Testament