Podcast Episode 6: Is God Really Love?

In this week’s episode, Joe talks about the statement, “God is Love.” Is it really true? And if it is really true, then what does it really mean? Does it make our concept of God too small? Or does our concept of love need to be bigger?

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Blog post: New Year’s REVOLUTIONS

Because I have a long, storied history of failing to keep such lofty promises to myself, and because I’m old enough to realize that the definition of insanity is to keep doing the same thing while expecting different results, my only resolution this year is not to make any resolutions. Instead, this year I want […]

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Podcast Episode 5: Language

Guest host Anna Webb of Remember That Time: An Historical Podcast joins Joe for a conversation about how the language we use in the church can create unintentional barriers to people’s experience of the divine, and how we can learn to be more intentional about the words we choose to create deeper and more meaningful relationships.

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Blog post: The idols we speak

If our attempt to represent God essentially creates an idol that is not God, and our words about God can be seen as an attempt to represent God, how can we talk about God at all? Are we actually attempting to control and constrain God by the very language we use about God? Has much […]

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