Tag Archives: King Saul

How the World’s Relational-Economy Turns us into Opportunistic Sycophants and What to do about it

  Leaning Into the Future Future telling is one of the greatest skills that we value. To know the future of the stock market, future lottery number winners, future sports scores leads to money and power. Nate Silver became famous … Continue reading

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How to live when the Age of Decay crushes your Utopian Dream

American Longing for Utopia There was a very interesting piece in the New Yorker this week reviewing two recent books on American Utopian communities. Two of the communities most Americans with some knowledge of history would know would be the … Continue reading

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Jesus Invites us Onto an Un-natural path that can only be followed if we believe in his Lordship

The Big Debate Last Monday Night the world watched the big debate. Everyone knew the path to victory for both sides. Could Donald keep his cool? Could Hillary get under his skin? Well we found out the answer. He could … Continue reading

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Living Predestination in the Daily Drama of God’s Word or Silence

Teaching Calvin at Berkeley Earlier this month a professor of history at Berkeley shared in the New York Times how he uses John Calvin in his class to expand the imagination of his students. He lays out for them quotes … Continue reading

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David and his Basket of Deplorables

Natural Religion Religion is the most natural of human behaviors. Both religious and non-religious critics have long been able to trace the contours of our natural religion. God is a projection of our wishes and anxieties God is a projection … Continue reading

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How God Uses Evil to Teach us Our Need for a Savior

Innocence in God’s World The movie “Life is Beautiful” is a gem. It’s the story of a Italian Jew who tries to save his son from death in a Nazi camp. He re-translates the horrors of the work camp into … Continue reading

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How God works through little you to save the world whether you know it or not

In one of my favorite movies one of my favorite lines is young Mr. Incredible complains that no matter how many times he saves the world it always manages to get back in jeopardy again. “Sometimes I just want it to … Continue reading

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