Author Archives: pstrobus

About pstrobus

The product of a youth misspent in libraries. I realized early that language is important and that words have a great deal of power and so I listen for the shape of the ideas as well as the words.

Not Against Flesh and Blood

War is a simplistic and emotionally appealing model. The problem that comes from using this model is that we tend to get confused about who our enemy is. Continue reading

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A Completionist God

There’s a kind of video game player whose determination to finish the whole game and not just the “good bits” is actually a great way to think about the way God works. Continue reading

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Trusting Power

Jesus is challenged to explain his power and he answers by talking about trust. This is because trust and faith are the same word in Greek. Continue reading

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God is at Work

Faced with all the work in our life, all the mess and confusion, a valid question is “where are we going to get the strength to do it all?” You do know we’re not the only one at work in this, right? Continue reading

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I Knew It!

Jonah has his tub of popcorn and stadium seat at the ready. He’s excited to high five God while a much deserved can of whoop-ass is opened up on Nineveh. And God leaves him hanging. Continue reading

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Before their OWN Lord

Ah the Pointing Finger: so Righteous, so Powerful, so utterly missaimed. Continue reading

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