Life Together

Life Together

“Let [the one] who cannot be alone beware of community… Let [the one] who is not in community beware of being alone… Each by itself has profound perils and pitfalls. One who wants fellowship without solitude plunges into the void of words and...
The Molt on the Cross

The Molt on the Cross

It’s Good Friday… and Sunday is coming. I’ve long somewhat “struggled” with Good Friday because I’ve observed that many of our services tend to imply that we should pretend that the Resurrection hasn’t happened. And I get it....

The Fear and Control of god by Man

1. THE GRACE AND HOLINESS OF GOD [KD p. 394; CD p. 351] God is He who in His Son Jesus Christ loves all His children, in His children all men, and in men His whole creation. God’s being is His loving. He is all that He is as the One who loves. All His perfections are...
“He is the One who loves in freedom”

“He is the One who loves in freedom”

Welcome back to Wednesdays With Barth! (On Thursday) I hope you enjoyed some thought provoking reading this week! I know these are more devotional. The truth is I am not really smart enough to read Barth any other way! haha God’s being consists in the fact that He is...

Knowing God vs Knowing about God

Welcome back to Wednesdays With Barth! I hope you enjoyed some thought provoking reading this week! I missed last week I was a busy pastor. THE LIMITS OF THE KNOWLEDGE OF GOD: God is known only by God. We do not know Him, then, in virtue of the views and concepts with...

All Is Faith.

Welcome back to Wednesdays With Barth! I hope you enjoyed some thought provoking reading this week! Faith is the total positive relationship of man to the God who gives Himself to be known in His Word. It is man’s act of turning to God, of opening up his life to Him...

Preaching from the word without the Word.

Welcome back to Wednesdays With Barth! I hope you enjoyed some thought provoking reading this week! Wow we flew through that book! I will have a new reading schedule up for us ASAP. “The well-known definition of the Church in Conf. Aug. 7 runs: “It is taught that...
The Molt on Science and Faith…

The Molt on Science and Faith…

So this week has been full of buzz regarding the relationship between faith/religion and science. For those of you sleeping under a rock, Bill Nye “the Science Guy” and Ken Ham of Answers in Genesis participated in a “debate” about creation...