A healthy soteriology leads to a healthy ecclesiology. Holiness is seeing God as...– Sungyak Kim
fulfilled covenant: Brave New World →
sungyak: sisyphean-revolt: “But I don’t want comfort. I want poetry. I want danger. I want freedom. I want goodness. I want sin.” — Aldous Huxley, Brave New World (via devonkay) From one of my favorite books. A naturalist’s failed attempt at reconciling secular humanism with objective truth…
We made bad use of immortality, and so we died. Christ made good use of...– Saint Augustine, On Christian Teaching, Book I. 29
On Christian Teaching:
“To enjoy something is to hold fast to it in love for its own sake. To use something is to apply whatever it may be to the purpose of obtaining what you love—if indeed it is something that ought to be loved. Suppose we were travelers who could live happily only in our homeland, and because our absence made us unhappy we wished to put an end to our misery and return there: we would need...
many cops does it take to get a raccoon out of the ceiling? Apparently, more than two.
Sorority rush move-in day. Good day—it let us spot some rough points in our check-in process and polish them up for the big move in next week. Also showed us some major issues that would have been heinous to deal with when 500 residents are moving in as opposed to 100, so that was good. Woke up this morning to heavy rain. Got dressed and drove to CFA to pick up some breakfast. I love...
[Christian musicians] can create the impression that God is more present when...– Harold Best (via sungyak)
Wherever we see the Word of God purely preached and heard, and the sacraments...– John Calvin, Institutes, IV.i.9
PROBLEM: 2AM, can’t think straight, and still absurd amounts of work to do. SOLUTION: Chug a Starbucks double espresso, take a 15 minute hot shower, and continue working.
Slept through alarm, missed running. Whoops. Morning training session on mental health and suicide prevention. Heavy stuff, but a good session. Staff lunch—Jambalaya and pastalaya from a local grocer. Excellent. Afternoon: New RAs went to BCD’s—returning RAs serving as actors to help the new ones know what to do during various types of incidents. I didn’t have to act,...
sungyak: If being against guns does not mean being against gun owners per se, how does being against gay marriage mean being against gays?
Just chillin’ in my partially-unpacked dorm room, blasting Kansas at the max volume while I can, because there are no residents to bother. I set up my hammock first thing, which was probably a mistake, because now I don’t want to get up to do the rest of my unpacking. Also, in case you were wondering, Louisiana is still hot and humid. Hasn’t changed. But, I’m quite...