Tagged: power

Into Temptation

by Jon Carlson “What makes the temptation of power so seemingly irresistible? Maybe it is that power offers an easy substitute for the hard task of love. It seems easier to be God than...

Power, Grace, and the Cross of Christ

by J. R. Daniel Kirk How we tell the Christian story matters. It matters because in every telling there will be a depiction of God. And because it is a Christian telling of the...

“Managing” Diversity

by Nikki Toyama-Szeto A handful of years ago I was involved in multi-ethnic discussions—panels, seminars, megachurch consultations, Christian schools, conferences. I’m no expert on the topic, but by virtue of being both a woman...

A Complementarian View of Justice?

by Kate Wallace I attended The Justice Conference that was held in Los Angeles last year. I have to say up front that it was incredible. I truly appreciated The Justice Conference for presenting...

Heroes of the Faith: St. John Chrysostom

(347 – 407) In a culture where religious officials were expected to cultivate the rich and powerful, John Chrysostom, patriarch of Constantinople, defied the unspoken rules by constantly crusading against excess on the part...

Should We Call It Sin?

Naming gross economic inequality in the US by Ron Sider At a conference a couple of years ago at the University of Pennsylvania, Harvard Professor Robert D. Putnam asked to eat lunch with me....