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Foundations of Identity

Jesus is Normal

We all long for heroes and thus people groups and individuals search for those who are exceptionally gifted or stand out in some way and then make use of them. This is, it seems to me, a reflection of a normal human longing to affirm good qualities…

Why the Lord Jesus is the Center

Modern Western culture is in revolt from every form of received authority structure and thus no longer has any common truth which people can gather around. The mindset of the world is increasingly characterized by a splintering of classifications…

A Question of Terminology, Part 2

Since the beginning of my conscious journey of faith toward Christ I have found an interest in words. This was not the case up to that pivotal point in time in high school when I encountered the Lord personally. However, the Father gave me a…

A Question of Terminology, Part 1

When it comes to theological discussion and writing, like everything else in human life, the terminology is essential to understand. Disagreements over theology often, but not always, come down to meanings associated with the words we use to…

Thank God for Pope Leo

The period of history generally designated as the Patristic Period was crucial to the formation of many aspects of what we have come to know as “orthodox Christianity.” There were many Christian leaders that contributed to the organic development…