All posts by Justin Gill

The Image of God: It’s Not for Everyone [Common Thought]

When reading or listening to Christian speakers and authors it does not take long to come across the phrase ‘Image of God.’ Image of God language is used to invoke a sense of absolute, innate […]

Is the Church a Judge or a Maker of Culture? [Course Reverie]

In one of our first Theology of Church and Culture classes a question was posed, “What does Christianity have to offer culture?” Presumably, this means “culture” at every level of society as we interact with […]

Where is King Jesus in This World? [Sermon]

Marley Community Church invited me to speak twice last month! We’re thankful for the opportunities they give me to preach. This sermon is coupled closely the last sermon I preached to them called “Resurrection Gives […]

Can Christians who hate Christian Nationalism vote against Trump? [Course Reverie]

This week’s class on Church and culture overviewed some basic ways that Christians have learned to interact with governing authorities. A large part of this conversation was guided by our reading of Christianity and Politics: […]

Resurrection Gives Meaning to the Embodied Life [Sermon]

I was given the opportunity, again, to preach at Marley Community Church here in Chicagoland last month. I was overjoyed to preach the gospel on a Sunday the congregation was partaking in the Eucharist. Our […]

Ecclesiastes: An Empty Life Full of Meaning [Examining Biblical Literature]

Historical Background: While the text of Ecclesiastes claims to be a text written by someone called the Preacher in most Bibles, who also is the son of David, king in Jerusalem, it would be best […]