What Makes a Life? (Infographic)

What Makes a Life? (Infographic)

The clearest instruction for
human thriving across both testaments of Scripture is this: to love God with all your heart, soul, mind and strength, and to love your neighbor as yourself.  And while these imperatives have been recited ad nauseum for the marketing of various endeavors, we are left with very real questions: What is a self? Why is it framable as heart, mind, SOUL, and body (strength)? What’s love got to do with it? And why was this both Moses and Jesus’ clear path to thriving human culture? 

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The Garden Temple: All Our Shame and Love Together

The Garden Temple: All Our Shame and Love Together

Ancient Israel’s origins story is a tale of a God who creates out of an infinite love.  To love another is to create space within one’s inner life for the chaos of another. Perfect love is to do so while losing nothing of yourself in the process.  This is the love we see modeled in the Trinity’s act of creative order.

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