The Holy Spirit reverses the curse of entropy, of chaos. He renews to counterbalance the fallen state of this world that is headed for destruction.
The more you turn to the Holy Spirit, the more you develop a secure, ridiculous, and joyful hope that everything is possible.
The cross reminds us that our sin is serious. It is so ugly that God would have to die to make it beautiful. But the Jesus chapter doesn’t end there.
There are some hints within Scripture that tell us something about why Christ’s execution is different from the others throughout human history.
Advent is a time to join together with others to celebrate the coming of Christ’s birth.
Conflict may lie at the heart of other theories on creation. But our story is different. Our plotline emerges from and for loving relationships. We come from and for communion.
When we approach the Bible other than a grand story that reveals God’s work in the world, we mischaracterize it.
In the Bible, everything from anteaters to jellyfish, waterfalls to water buffaloes, sunsets to supernovas—everything emerges from and for persons in loving relationship.
Long Story Short is a book that uses humor and relatable experiences to teach the basic storyline of Scripture from beginning to end.