Everything comes back to a garden

Image is a painting of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden.

With God, it all comes back to a garden. Humanity, the Bible says, got its start in a garden, a place so perfect that everything was good to eat save one fruit. That fruit, however, …

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A merciful God for a complicated people

View of the ocean at sunset off the coast of San Francisco at Sutro Baths with crashing waves on rocks and a seagull flying above. One rock formation has a cut out in the shape of a heart.

“Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever. (Hebrews 13:8)” When this verse is presented in church, the skeptics in the room immediately wonder what happened between the God who commanded his people to …

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