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To love God thoughtfully

Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength. Mark 12:30 NIV-UK

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Maybe do not try to fix people

Maybe do not try to fix people? Love them, observe them, build community, instead. When I am coaching or mentoring or supervising others I rely mainly on imitation to see people learn new skills and grow in experience. Obviously head knowledge can be imparted directly by instruction – but skills are usually caught more than taught. The same is true for bringing up children.

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The Bible wasn’t written to make us fall in line.
It was written to make us fall in love.

Theologica is a Christian theology blog that explores Christian theology, and goes into greater depth than most blogs and sermons.

Most of the blog posts on Theologica are long-format, rather than shortform posts. This is to enable an in-depth exploration of the topic.

Commonly there are a sequence of posts on a single topic.

Never stop learning

There is a proverb that says,
“When the student is ready,
the teacher appears.”
Are you ready?

As we keep reading the Bible we find more and more answers – but also more and more questions. 

Others who have gone before us asked those questions too. What have they discovered? Can we learn from them? How will we contribute to the ongoing effort to know God and make him known?

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Christian theology blog Never stop learning