Recovering from Preacher Talk

By “Preacher Talk,” I’m not talking about pronouncing “God” like it’s spelled “Gaaaawwwd,” or about that practice of adding an extra breath-syllable to the end of each phrase: “God is good–huh! His Word is true–huh! Let’s do his will–huh!” Then there’s that certain preacherly tone that sounds like no one ever talks in real life. …

What God is Like (Musings on the character of God) #7

Predictably good… The Jesus character in The Chronicles of Narnia series by C.S. Lewis is a fierce lion named, “Aslan.” One of Aslan’s most notable characteristics was his unpredictability. He seemed capricious, almost fickle at times. He would show up sometimes and save the day, and at other times he would wait and sort of …

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