Tag Archives: power

Which side are you on?

Walk into almost any American sanctuary this Sunday and tell me what you see and hear. Altars draped in red, white, and blue. Patriotic hymns sung with fervor. Praises heaped upon the nation. If one didn’t know any better, it’s almost as if we are worshiping the state and its power rather than God.

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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 of the church’s language about

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