Resurrection and New Creation

“The new creation is not a different creation. It is the new creation of this deranged world. Eternal life is not a different life. It is the resurrection of this life into the life of God. . . . So the kingdom of God means that this world will be different and will be born […]

Creation: Moving from Awe to Lament to Resistance

Being-at-one is not individualist self-realization but moves beyond that to change death-oriented reality. Being-at-one shares itself and realizes itself in the ways of resistance.             Dorothee Soelle Lent is always a fruitful time for me, a time to reset my focus and reestablish practices that nourish my soul. Prayer is at […]

Creation, Cross, and The Powers

“Remember O Mortal that you are dust, and to dust you will return.” I started today with a sparsely attended early morning Ash Wednesday service. On this first day of Lent, I heard these words that resound through the ages as ashes were used to make the sign of the cross on my forehead. The […]

Stringfellow: The Powers in the Midst of Creation

Readers of my books will know that my theology of the powers has been strongly influenced by the works of William Stringfellow. On April 21-23, I will be co-facilitating this upcoming conference on “The Powers in the Midst of Creation” with Bill Wylie-Kellerman, a foremost scholar of Stringfellow who has written extensively on the powers. […]

Video Preview of the Cross in the Midst of Creation

Hi, friends. Today I want to tell you about my new book, the Cross in the Midst of Creation. Two things motivated me to write this book: my love for creation (and that includes our human family) and my love for the good news of Jesus, the gospel.  If you love creation and are distressed […]