I Surrender All

My hands fall into my lap as I finish playing, “I Surrender All” for the congregational “Hymn of Response”. We would always end the hymn singing the chorus acapella. As my voice joins the congregation, my heart is a mixture of hope and doubt. Why do I continue singing this song throughout my life not… Read More I Surrender All

Thoughts on Legalistic Dieting and Fitness from the Diet of Worms – Toward a Theology of Health and Fitness

The more I read of Christians trying to advocate for physical fitness, the more I am burdened with the need to safeguard the Gospel against developing a new legalistic set of rules to follow. There are various diets advertised as being the most Christian or certain body types or external images put forth consciously or… Read More Thoughts on Legalistic Dieting and Fitness from the Diet of Worms – Toward a Theology of Health and Fitness

Fitness and Health in the Story of Creation – Toward a Theology of Health and Fitness, Part 3

Creation as Communication from the Trinitarian God In order to understand God’s purposes and designs for fitness and health, we must begin with the creation account, to glean all that we can from God’s purposes before sin entered the world. Just as when training for the medical field, it is important to understand the proper… Read More Fitness and Health in the Story of Creation – Toward a Theology of Health and Fitness, Part 3

Mirror, Mirror

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest one of all? Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the most quarantined one of all? Supply whatever word you will. Supply whatever word that most quickly comes to mind. The image we see in the mirror is not what betrays us, it is rather the question we… Read More Mirror, Mirror