The living God has made us to reflect the Creator’s wise stewardship and reflect the praises of all creation back to its Maker. This is the key to flourishing. But humans have turned their vocation upside down, giving worship and allegiance to forces and powers within creation itself.
While Pacific Northwest cities frequently rate at the top of charts when it comes to being un-churched, they simultaneously rank exceedingly high in terms of the number of churches per capita. For example, Seattle ranks #2, nationwide, in terms of the number churches per capita, as well as ranking #2 in terms of the percentage of residents who are religiously unaffiliated. Such statistics suggest that the problem in the Pacific Northwest is not a dearth of churches. Rather, the issue seems to be that the churches we do have are dying.
The fourth annual Los Angeles Theology Conference (LATC) was held this past week on the campus of Fuller Theological Seminary. The brainchild of Drs. Oliver Crisp and Fred Sanders, the LATC is “an annual gathering devoted to the exploration of major doctrines of systematic theology. ” The theme for this year’s conference was “The Voice […]
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It is a tragic mistake to blame the Jewish people for the crucifixion of Jesus. True followers of Jesus are encouraged to speak out against this mistaken notion and oppose every expression of anti-Semitism.