All posts by Justin Gill

Are we all doomed to be German (white males!) in theology? [Course Reverie]

This last week’s class got into the influences of Rudolf Bultmann and Paul Tillich. We talked about their personal projects and how the political aspects of their theologies before, between, and after the World Wars. […]

Resurrection, Human Rights, & Non-Christians [Common Thought]

Last week’s [Common Thought] post about the history, context, and theological implications of the Bible’s use of the concept ‘Image of God’ prompted a further interaction. This interaction begins to explore the idea that the […]

How will Christianity Survive without a Christian Empire? [Course Reverie]

This last week’s class conversation about the benefits and consequences of Christians using political power was lively, and the breath of inquiry was encouraging. We questioned if it is possible for a Christian to wield […]

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 […]