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30September 2013

by: Jared Mellinger

Growing in Grace Through Creational Theology

Theology is the study of God. Every Christian is a theologian in the sense that we have a knowledge of God and are called to deepen this knowledge. In this quest to know more of the God who has made us and saved us, there are different ways of doing theology:   Systematic theology organizes and summarizes what the Bible teaches about specific subjects Historical theology asks what...

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2September 2013

by: Andrew Kalvelage

See Jesus

(Blog Manger note: this is the eighth in a series on creational Theology. Enjoy.) Tootsie Rolls and Theology I remember growing up seeing the old Tootsie-Roll commercial in between Sat. morning cartoons, with its little jingle: “whatever it is, I think I see, becomes a Tootsie-Roll to me”.  Must have been a good commercial if I’m still remembering it 30 years...

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27August 2013

by: Doug Hayes

The Glory of God in Music

When I was in college, I wrote a persuasive essay on the proposition that Christians should listen to secular music.  The suggestion wasn’t merely that it’s permissible, but that this is an activity we should engage in.  I don’t know that I’d put it so strongly today, and in any case my assignment here is different.  But I continue to believe that music...

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19August 2013

by: Marty Machowski

Creational Theology for Kids

(Blog Manager’s Note: this is the sixth in a CFC pastors’ series on Creational Theology. This series is meant to awaken in all of us a fresh joy in all that God has made and in our privilege to reflect his creative image in our lives. This post celebrates creation creatively.) Our children need theology too. I am currently working on a theology book for younger grade school...

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5August 2013

by: Andy Farmer

The Arts Culture and the Mission of Peace

  Peace and the Arts At the end of my book ‘Real Peace’ I give some brief thoughts on how peace interacts with various aspects of our culture.  One of the interesting areas I want to explore further is how peace interacts with the arts.  I’m not an artist but as I’ve studied the topic of peace I’ve been struck by how much the realm of peace and...

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22July 2013

by: Tim Shorey

Pleasure Bursts

Pleasure Bursts By Tim Shorey* (Manager’s Note: this is the second in a summer long series on creational theology. Enjoy!) A Happiness Theology I have a theological couplet I often share. I use it to connect some big ideas to my life: There is happiness in holiness; There is holiness in happiness. I’m quite sure that most Christians would at least realize the truth of the...

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15July 2013

by: Tim Shorey

A Theology of Pleasure

A Theology of Pleasure (1) Tim Shorey* (Blog Manager’s Note: This is the first in a series of pastoral team reflections on what is often called Creational Theology. We’re going to spend the summer months meditating on aspects of creation which have been created for our pleasure and worship. We hope you will enjoy!) A Theology of Pleasure? Do you have a theology of pleasure, an...

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