Toward a Theology of Hobbies, Part 5

by Lee Anderson Jr. — Hobbies, like many aspects of the Christian life, invite questions about Christian liberty. In Christ, we, as believers, have been freed from the power of sin and its eternal consequences (Romans 6:18, 22; 8:2). We also have been freed from requirements of outward conformity to the old Law and are... Continue Reading →

Toward a Theology of Hobbies, Part 3

by Lee Anderson Jr. — In my first entry in this series, I presented several questions designed to help illuminate biblical principles that have a direct bearing on our pursuit of hobbies. One of the questions was, “Does our hobby cause us to engage with or otherwise encourage sin?” That may seem a rather nebulous... Continue Reading →

Toward a Theology of Hobbies, Part 1

by Lee Anderson Jr. — The majority of people in the United States have been dealing with shutdowns and other pandemic-related restrictions for almost a year. (For a helpful visual of these restrictions, see the map here.) Millions have faced layoffs or had their work hours reduced. Group activities have been delayed or cancelled. Entertainment... Continue Reading →

Pass It On

In sixth grade I discovered the beauty of a speckle-breasted bird feeding in our yard, and I've been fascinated with birds ever since.  I knew robins, blue jays, cardinals, sparrows, and starlings, of course, but this bird was a stranger to me.  He was also so beautiful with his dark mustache, long pointed bill, spotted... Continue Reading →

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