A holy lifestyle is not an external requirement but a heartfelt responsibility for those that have become aware.

What the Bible is for me

Faith in God’s revelation has nothing to do with an ideology which glorifies the status quo.

Karl Barth

  • Self-Love and Omnipotency

    Here we go again. I can’t hear these platitudes anymore: ‘Love Myself’ and ‘I Can Do Anything.’ I’ve been told to recite those phrases to myself. To strengthen my insecurities. I was told friendship wouldn’t come until I loved myself. To no avail.

  • But we can dance with them! – Complexity and Models

    A model of reality that tells us how reality works is a false idol. Daniel Schmachtenberger As you might know, I am a Spiral Dynamics practitioner, CliftonStrengths coach, and Christian. I value all three views on the world, be it evolutionary psychology, positive psychology, or the biblical narrative. And still, I would never say that…

  • The End of a World

    Have you ever wondered why the Bible uses the word “kosmos” to express what we call “world“? Well, maybe the more exciting way to pose the question is to look at what we use today’s word “kosmos” for. It is used to name the universe. Dah. But then there is “cosmetics.” What does it mean?…

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