7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence: #5 God is Here/ Now not There/ Then

This entry is part 6 of 8 in the series 7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence

30 days of 6-8 hours of contemplative silence/day led to 1 very overwhelming sense: God is present. It is nearly impossible to spend so much time with Someone and not experience His gracious and abundant presence–in the present! I had a lot of questions after those 30 days. But one thing I knew for sure–God […]

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7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence: #4 We Need the Forgotten Gods

This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series 7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence

  During my 30 day sabbatical, I was re-introduced to the Trinity. Sure, I had studied the Trinity in Systematic Theology at Harding School of Theology. I had read debate after debate about the exact nature of the relationship between Father, Son and Spirit . I had discussed with a Muslim neighbor how Jesus could […]

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7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence: #3 God Uses Imagination for Revelation

This entry is part 4 of 8 in the series 7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence

  It’s a fundamental tenet of Christian theology: in order for finite humans to grasp the infinite God, God must reveal himself to us. He does this in two ways. General Revelation is broad in content and universally accessible. It takes place through things like nature and history. Special Revelation is specific in content and accessible to particular […]

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Uncommon Favor (Luke 1) Chris Altrock and Frank Bolling

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Uncommon

May 19th, 2012 was a memorable day. That was the day that Megan and I (Frank) were married. That day stands out for many reasons. One, I married the love of my life. And two, I got to spend a few minutes with my dad getting advice about life. He had many wise and fatherly […]

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