Category Archives: Re-creation

more bricks, less straw | exodus 5.1-6.12

Life is difficult sometimes, though I’m fully and embarrassingly aware that my life is not nearly as difficult as that of so many more (people I know and people from around the world).  Maybe I just like to whine when … Continue reading

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in God’s image | genesis 1.26

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Too often the story of the gospel begins with our sin.  But the Bible begins in a different place.  True, before God speaks the earth is not a “good” place – it is formless, empty and frightening.  But once God … Continue reading

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when God broods | genesis 1.2

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The Hebrew word translated as “hover” may carry with it the imagery of a mother bird brooding over her young. Even when chaos reigns and order is not yet to be found in what is formless and empty, God broods … Continue reading

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it begins with light | genesis 1.3-5

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Light is where transformation starts in Genesis. Something is already present in the darkness, before light is spoken into existence, and it is in need of transformation. I almost get the impression that if the light switch is not turned … Continue reading

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