Tag Archives: Image of God

God-Fearers Respond to Economic Injustice Promptly

Fear of God  The starting point for living a moral life begins with fearing God.   Fearing God does not mean having a boogeyman-type fear of God; nor does fearing God mean He is like Little Bunny Foo Foo, a rabbit … more »

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The Other Four Letter Word: Rest

I am busy “You look tired, Deacon Shannon.” “I am tired,” Shannon replied.  “I am very busy,” he added. This briefly captures my conversation with a brother at our church one Wednesday night.  (Earlier that evening, I noticed him dozing off … more »

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Thanksgiving Meditations: Remembering and Thanking

My former pastor in St. Louis often said from the pulpit, “When I start thinking, I start praising God!”  I would like to propose a slight variation to this phrase: “When I start remembering, I start thanking God!” There is … more »

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Missio on Genesis 1: Charlotte Mason on Educating Children of God

I wonder how education would look if we approached it with a mindset influenced by Genesis 1:26-31. Would we teach a child differently if we viewed him or her as a ruler of creation, created in the image of the … more »

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