Tag Archives: religion

Kiln blog: Faith Does Not Compute

Teaser… Here we take a short tour through the history of Western Christian theology. Our attention is focused on the business of fallen nature and human reason. First, we have to understand that Hebrew Scriptures assume a wholly different anthropology … Continue reading

Posted in eldercraft | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Our Great Commission

And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the … Continue reading

Posted in religion | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Kiln blog: Set the Captives Free

Teaser… The longer I look at it, the more I cannot imagine that my mission is pivotal in God’s work among humans. Let me reiterate some things my regular readers already know. The gospel message is freedom. It’s the opposite … Continue reading

Posted in personal | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Kiln blog: A Shift in Emphasis

Just a teaser… This is a “get to know me” post. I really thought I was coming home from Europe to become a church pastor. I had been ordained for a decade and had been quite well received by the … Continue reading

Posted in personal | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

What We Are Not

Where are you? To what place on this earth has God called you to reside? What is your mission there? How does “humble” and “grateful” appear where God put you? It’s not for anyone to write religious rules for another. … Continue reading

Posted in eldercraft | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Kiln blog: Christian Culture

Teaser… A covenant with God breeds a culture. There’s nothing wrong with the idea of a Christian Culture, something that is uniquely representative of following Christ. Our problem here in America is that it’s more American than Christian. The First … Continue reading

Posted in eldercraft | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

No Marketing

The proper religious term for what we do here is “Christian Mysticism.” In terms of philosophy, it’s “Ancient Near Eastern epistemology” (that should choke up a few folks). Within a rather small circle of people, like those who’ve read this … Continue reading

Posted in meta | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment