Archive for September, 2013


The following is a transcript from September 10, 2013, in Christ Chapel of Gustavus Adolphus College (St. Peter, MN). As part of the “Daily Sabbath: Discuss” fall semester rhythm, the following theological provocation questions whether or not war can and/or should be used as a method of peacemaking, with a specific focus on the crisis […]

Give (The Department of) Peace a Chance

The International Day of Peace was recently observed on the 21st of September. Among other things, this annual commemoration is dedicated to the promotion of world peace, and more specifically, the elimination of killing violence across the globe. The day was first celebrated in 1982 and is currently recognized by an assortment of nation states, […]

How BIG is God?

How BIG is God? To respond to this question as a Christian, one must reflect on three interrelated doctrines of the faith. 1. Creation or What does it mean to call God creator of the Universe? 2. Providence or What kind of power does God have vis-a-vis the world? 3. Salvation or How does God’s […]