Open Hearted & Open Handed Theological Thinking

My pastor & friend Jeff Heidkamp at Mercy Vineyard shares some great thoughts on how we think about theology, here’s a taste:

…I don’t like this approach (not because) it takes theology too seriously, but that it doesn’t take it seriously enough. If there is really a living God, theology isn’t an abstract idea, it’s live ammunition. It’s not just something we use to judge others, it describes the way in which we actually live our lives. And to use it as a means to constrict the possibilities of faith is precisely backwards- theology should open up new possibilities of faith.

Read more at the Young Leaders Blog.

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