I mentioned in a previous post how I had the joy of reading Aesthetics in a redwood forest in the hills near Santa Cruz. It was a great way to pass time as my wife was on a photo walk with a group of photographers. As I was reading, an

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Heath Veuleman’s powerful article “What’s Love Got to Do With It?” got me thinking about so many different things. One of the main issues though ties into some artwork I began working on in 2003. Virtue Series, 2003-2010 In 2 Peter 1:5-9, Peter gives a recipe for spiritual maturity. But

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The following essay was written by Heath Veuleman. Over the last decade, I have gone through many things where the call to love others is a real challenge. Heath has also had challenges in this area. In this essay, he articulates the importance of true Christian love wonderfully. By Heath

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There is a disturbing trend that I have noticed at Christian colleges, a trend which has been confirmed to me by other professors with whom I have spoken. Most faith-based schools rightly view their professors as performing a ministry. I think that is how most professors view their jobs as

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“Being a Christian is less about cautiously avoiding sin than about courageously and actively doing God’s will.” -Eric Metaxas* On my author page on this site, I describe myself as “uncomfortably” evangelical. Once, I had a family member ask for a concise explication of where I disagree with evangelicals. I

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Four years ago today, I wrote an essay entitled, “A Time for Faith on View.” This essay wasn’t a call for people to read this website, though I think that is always a good idea. It certainly was a play on words with the name of this website, but also

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“Then the King will say to those on His right, ‘Come, you who are blessed of My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world. ‘For I was hungry, and you gave Me something to eat; I was thirsty, and you gave Me something to

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Is the Church and America in general guilty of the sin of Sodom? Wow! What a provocative question. Given the political culture in the USA right now, the mind automatically goes to issues like same-sex marriage and LGBTQ rights. But, that isn’t what I mean. Culturally, the church has latched

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Faith on View readers get to vote for their favorite artists. Enjoy! You can see the records for the entire tournament HERE. The winners of Round 2020:8 were James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Èdouard Manet, Matthias Grünewald, Maya Lin, James Ensor, William Holman Hunt, and Yoko Ono. Round 2020:9 brings 14 artists, 7

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I really should cut the Facebook habit. But, there have been times in the last couple of years when Facebook was my link to sanity, my link to people who thought more like me, and my connection to people who cared for me beyond what was expedient. I guess I

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I had planned to reshare past Christmas ruminations this week only to realize that there have been very few of those on Faith on View. It surprised me to see that our only Christmas ruminations were two pieces from two years ago when we were facing imminent homelessness. If you are interested

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  This essay is from our Anastasis Series where we resurrect articles from the past that are either still relevant today or can be easily updated. This piece, first published on February 1, 2012, has been lightly edited and updated and it is just as true today. What did Jesus

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Faith on View readers get to vote for their favorite artists. Enjoy!You can see the records for the entire tournament HERE. The winners of Round 2020:7 were Théodore Rousseau, Donatello, Giorgio de Chirico, Carl Andre, Andy Goldsworthy, Caspar David Friedrich, and Edward Ruscha. Round 2020:8 brings 14 artists, 7 matches, to you for

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