While the law may assume rationality, it's a fair question whether people are really all that rational. At the same time, if we so often behave irrationally, how is it that we are competent to judge something like reasonableness?
To be human is to be the middle pole in the God-human-creation relationship. And God has asked us, not merely to reflect God's love back to God, but to be the part of creation through which God's love can be refracted into all the different parts of creation.
I have become more solidly convinced over time that a huge reason why we don’t read our Bibles more isn’t because we are afraid it isn’t true but because are terrified that it really is.
When do you feel most alive? What's that thing that makes your heart sing?
Recreation is a way to get an adjustment, to rebalance our facets of personhood, to allow ourselves to be totally physical, totally mental, and totally emotional all at once.
I think we’ve done a lot, especially in the broader Reformed tradition, to emphasize the importance of a theology of work. Perhaps it is time now to focus a little more on a theology of play.