One of the first stories we find within the pages of scripture is a story about the dangers of anger. It is the story of Cain and Abel. This is the first of several stories within the book of Genesis about the conflict between brothers. Each of these stories highlights something different. The story of […]
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Last Wednesday I was sitting in a coffee shop having coffee with a couple of friends when I received a text from my wife. The text said, “We’re all okay.” This was supposed to be a comforting text from my wife, but it was not comforting in any way. In fact, it was disturbing. I […]
“[All the ancient wisdom] tells us that work is necessary to us, as much a part of our condition as mortality; that good work is our salvation and our joy; that shoddy or dishonest or self-serving work is our curse and our doom. We have tried to escape the sweat and sorrow promised in Genesis […]
We often do not talk about the importance of community, even though it is present from the very beginning. God dwells in community. He is one and three. The trinity is a perfect communion. God also creates in community. The Father, Son, and Spirit all play a role in creation. In Gen. 1:26 God says, […]
Check out this short film made by Paris Freeman, a fourth grader who attends the Prestoncrest Church of Christ. This kid is talented! I hope he continues to produce art based on faith, because I think he has a bright future ahead of him.