Tardis Theology #1 – In which the Doctor prompts us to consider Jesus’ call

Over the next several weeks, I’ll be trying out a new feature for weekend posts: Tardis Theology. I believe that wherever there is truth, goodness, and beauty, we can find hints of God’s hand behind it. With that belief in mind, I’ll be reflecting on the popular science fiction series, Doctor Who, beginning with the … Continue reading Tardis Theology #1 – In which the Doctor prompts us to consider Jesus’ call

God’s Call In Retrospect (Genesis 50:15-21)

Providence is best viewed in the rear-view mirror. Case in point: Joseph. God had a clear calling for Joseph, but He revealed this calling through symbolic dreams, cryptic parables hinting that all of Joseph’s family would bow down before him.  Joseph thought he had a bright promising future. And then his brothers betrayed him; Joseph … Continue reading God’s Call In Retrospect (Genesis 50:15-21)

Persistence and God’s Calling (reflection on Genesis 32:22-32)

Jacob was one persistent cuss.He was the second born twin who came out grabbing his brother’s heel.  He snookered his brother out of a birthright.  Then, for good measure, he swindled his dad, taking all the blessing for himself.Jacob persistently worked for seven years to win the hand of the lovely Rachel, only to discover … Continue reading Persistence and God’s Calling (reflection on Genesis 32:22-32)