All posts by Justin Gill

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 […]

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 […]