Category Archives: Other voices

East/West

Westerners and Easterners communicate very differently from each other. In the West we like to use a lot of words – we explain and describe. Easterners tend to communicate by way of picture and story. Our Bible is primarily an Eastern text and it is in this context that God chose to send His message.…
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Stilled voices

Who influences you? We have a variety of people that influence us in various areas of our life. Mentors in the workplace, older relatives building into our families, friends that prod us in our spiritual walk. But some influencers are people we've never met - but somehow feel like we know. Two men that had…
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Drops of truth…

Rabbi Akiva, noticing a stone at a well that had been hollowed out by drippings from the buckets, said: "If these drippings can, by continuous action, penetrate this solid stone, how much more can the persistent word of God penetrate the pliant, fleshly human heart, if that word but be presented with patient insistency" Thoughts?…
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Uncaptured

As we discuss God and what He has revealed about Himself in the conversations of this blog, it is a great reminder that He is “other.” His essence is so glorious that, though He draws near, we will never capture a picture of Him fully. In the words of Abraham Heschel, from his book God in Search…
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