Genesis 3

Missio on Gen. 3: I’m Teaching, But Is Anybody Listening?

Last week I posted about Charlotte Mason’s approach to children, “born persons” in relationship to creation, completed images of God, albeit “weak and ignorant” images in need of support and instruction.  Boy are they in need. Apparently, fifth graders have … more »

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Missio on Gen. 3: I Once Was Blind…: The Visual Effects of the Fall

“I once was lost, but now am found, Was blind, but now I see.” John Newton, “Amazing Grace” The Fall crippled our vision in two ways: it blinded us to the glory of God born in us and in the … more »

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Missio on Gen. 3: The Leak in Our Tanks

One of my favorite songwriters, Jason Isbell, wrote a song full of advice that his father gave him through the years. It begins, “[If] you wanna grow up to paint houses like me, a trailer in my yard till you’re … more »

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Redemption Where We Least Expect It

A basic tenet of Biblical Christianity is that sin deserves punishment, more specifically the eternal punishment of Hell.  Such a view may be unpopular in today’s world and society, but there is no sense in denying that the Bible teaches … more »

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Everything is Broken

Work may have been made good, even pleasurable, but the simple fact is that it is not for most people today.  One of my friends likes to ask the proverbial 64 Million Dollar Question: “If I gave you 64 million dollars today, … more »

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Screaming Louder than God

Work often seems to scream louder than God when I walk into my office on Massachusetts Avenue – especially in light of Genesis 3:17b-19: Cursed is the ground because of you; in pain you shall eat of it all the … more »

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Living the Blame Game

I live in the midst of the blame game – I work for a general contractor.  In the construction industry, you exist in this middleman role between the owner and architect who hire you to build a building and the … more »

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