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Lisa Robinson

ChurchCurrent Events
September 13, 2018

The Problem is Not with Social Justice

In a recent post, Ariel chimed in about the recent statement on social justice and the gospel and why she signed it. I want to provide my take on it, which is a bit different from hers and I initially…
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Church
July 22, 2018

The Partiality that Gets a Pass

I’m currently going through the book of Matthew and paused at this passage; Whoever receives you receives me, and whoever receives me receives him who sent me. The one who receives a prophet because he is a prophet will receive…
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ChurchEthnicity/CultureHistory
April 15, 2018

The Noose of History

It's been quite a week on social media in the aftermath of the MLK50 Conference sponsored by The Gospel Coalition. As the conference title suggests, the main thrust of the conference was to sponsor, if you will, Dr. King's clarion…
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Current EventsEthnicity/Culture
March 4, 2018

The Question Black Panther is Really Asking

I'm not really into Marvel superhero genre movies so when the buzz about Black Panther started heating up, I thought how cool is that to have such a film that's portrayed by an all-black cast. Other than that, I shrugged…
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Family/Fatherhood/Motherhood
February 7, 2018

Re-evaluating spiritual leadership: what does it really mean?

I consider myself complementarian and affirm what Scripture says about male leadership in the home and church. But sometimes I question a common understanding of what spiritual leadership really means in terms of the man leading. A few years back,…
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Current EventsEthnicity/Culture
January 19, 2018

When They Don’t Want To March

Some months ago, I penned a post on my blog entitled Some Questions I'm Asking While Off to my White Evangelical Church. The post was motivated by months of observation and increasing agitation at blanket charges hurled at white evangelicals…
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Books
December 15, 2017

Christmas, Jesus and the “other”

  My seminary professor, thesis advisor and friend has written a compelling book, recently released in time for this Advent season. In God With Us: Exploring God’s Personal Interactions with His People throughout the Bible, Dr. Kreider traces the biblical…
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ChurchHistoryTheology
November 4, 2017

God did that! a 500th year reflection on Christ building his church

This year on October 31st marked a pretty momentous occasion; the 500th anniversary of that single event that led to the Protestant Reformation. Though Luther nailed his 95 thesis to reform the distortions and corruption that arose in Christ's church,…
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ChurchCurrent Events
October 10, 2017

The devil is in the details: on distractions and causes

In 1942, C.S. Lewis published the Screwtape Letters, a compilation of creatively crafted letters from a sinister fictional character, Uncle Screwtape, to his nephew Wormwood. The letters comprised instructions to Wormwood for him to frustrate, block, splinter, harass and lull…
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Ethnicity/CultureHistory
September 14, 2017

On Christianity and Confederate Statues

So it happened today. As I was driving home from work this evening, I heard on the news station that the demolition crew had finally been given the green light to take down a statue of Robert E. Lee at…
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