Angela Zimmerman: A Change Of Allegiance

Angela Zimmerman: A Change Of Allegiance

In our last two stories, we get a glimpse of God’s command to Abram to leave his country and his father’s household and go to a country God will show him. We also teased out God’s promise to Abram in Genesis 12:2, which is a stark anthesis to man’s desire to make...
Angela Zimmerman: God Didn’t Bless the Brick

Angela Zimmerman: God Didn’t Bless the Brick

“And I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing.” (Genesis 12:2 ESV)   Read and ponder Genesis 12:2 for a moment. It should be a passage that stops us in our usually-always cursory habits of...
Virgil Tanner: The Individual and the Ecosystem

Virgil Tanner: The Individual and the Ecosystem

Learning to be wise…when the tension is to divide Always, there are two things to be mindful of: the individual and the environment. Naivete leads us to see one over the other. Wisdom hard-won sees them as inextricably linked. As I watch American news feeds from the...