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“In Christ” – Wholly Human

The phrase "in Christ" gets tossed around like a basketball in the Christian world. So often we dribble and pass it around carelessly. We don't realize the potential we hold in these two words. We know it's something nice, but how often do we grasp what it means for our daily lives? Even if we … Continue reading “In Christ” – Wholly Human

Human Reductionism

Have you ever noticed that we love to paint people with broad brush strokes in one color? Depressed people? "Mentally ill." Whoosh goes the brush. Your husband? "Lazy." The brush in your fingers slides across the canvas with one big Whoosh. The disabled? "Sad and needy." Swish. Zooey Deschanel? "Quirky and adorable." I pick up a big dollop of … Continue reading Human Reductionism

4 Things to Know About Human Nature

What drives us?  In November of 2017, Devin Kelley walked into a small church in rural Sutherland Springs, Texas, and shot and killed 26 parishioners. Though all of the mass shootings grip my heart, this one especially shocked and horrified me, because I grew up in Northeast Texas. The slaughter of men, women, and even … Continue reading 4 Things to Know About Human Nature