Tragedy to Beauty

On 2/16/2014, a tragedy took place. Or so we thought. My sister’s son, Asher, experienced a severe brain injury during labor and delivery due to the umbilical cord being wrapped around his neck while my sister pushed for 3.5 hours.

Things looked grim. They were very skeptical he would make it. He was in the NICU for 27 days. So much trauma!

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Trauma-Induced Theology (Part 1)

These days I spend a good bit of time thinking about what I might call “trauma-induced theology”. I use this term to speak of how our trauma – both past and current – has deeply informed our understanding of God, as well as the church.

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