What God is Like (Musings on the character of God) #16

[This is the 2nd half of a brief chapter on God's justice. You might benefit from reading the 1st half first.] He’s compassionate in distribution Among us Evangelicals it’s a well-known fact, if not a particularly well-appropriated reality, that God is “consistent in retribution.” We know that his justice is retributive, and when he forgives, …

“Act justly” #2

[If you haven't already, please read "Act justly #1" for context on my concluding remarks on one of the things that disappoints me about my Baby Boom Generation's Christian culture blind spot.] Here’s a taste of the injustices that Micah spoke to… They covet fields and seize them, and houses, and take them. They defraud people of …

Recommended reading #4

[Practicing the Way of Jesus – Free: Spending Your Time and Money On What Matters Most – When Helping Hurts] Practicing the Way of Jesus, by Mark Scandrette Mark, who has a quite radical approach to church and spiritual development, is an acquaintance of mine here in San Francisco. If you wonder about how we …