The Simplicity of Unity

We "assemble" in a room once or twice a week, arriving and leaving as scheduled, sitting in formation, facing the same direction, singing the same songs, following the same program, standing, sitting, greeting and giving on cue, hearing the same message, fulfilling the same expectations, conforming to the same dogma, etc. etc. We're all players … Continue reading The Simplicity of Unity

What Does “The Matrix” Have in Common with the Early Church Fathers’ View of Reality? — Richard Murray

ANSWER: ALMOST EVERYTHING! Obviously, the early Church Fathers never actually watched The Matrix trilogy of movies. But, then again, maybe in some archetypal way, the Lord projected the movie's major themes across time and space onto the screens of their corporate consciousness. I am awestruck at how closely the cosmology of the early Church lines … Continue reading What Does “The Matrix” Have in Common with the Early Church Fathers’ View of Reality? — Richard Murray

The Problem with the Book of Job: Beware the “Job-Effect” — Richard Murray

[Note from Joel Killion: I connected with Richard recently on Facebook through a very dear, mutual friend of ours, Cory Orel. Cory encouraged me to get acquainted with Richard and, of course, it sealed the deal for me when he referred to him as the "Most influential voice in my journey since Pappa Varner...no joke!" (Pappa … Continue reading The Problem with the Book of Job: Beware the “Job-Effect” — Richard Murray