personal-freedom

Freedom and Calling

A couple weeks ago I posted about the connection between freedom and identity. Our experience of freedom, and ability to act freely, is inseparable from our sense of self. Do we know who we are? Are we able to move through the world with all of the strength and assuredness that comes from being God’s […]

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Independence and Freedom

Happy America Day! July 4th, the day we celebrate our independence from those rotten English types. It’s the perfect day to work your way through the Mel Gibson trilogy of anti-England movies: Gallipoli (all Aussies should hate England), Braveheart (all Scots and everyone else in the U.K. should hate England), and The Patriot (all Americans […]

Independence Day

Farewell, old masters–it’s Independence Day! Or fare poorly for that matter. Your reign has come to an end. And we are free. Of course, this freedom is not cheaply gained. Such victories never are. The victory over our cruel overlords was won through blood and death. But more than that, it was cemented by resurrection. […]