Author Archives : Seth Wildschut

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On Heaven, Part Deux


As I watched the snow fall, I thought today would be a good day to expand on my last post on heaven (i.e. new heaven, new earth). Days like this are filled with nostalgia and wonder, and I feel they are the best to write on because my imagination is stirred up. I believe that without imagination heaven can be described…

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On Heaven


One of the most interesting and talked about subjects in American culture is the “afterlife,” specifically heaven. Who goes, who doesn’t, and what is it like? Sadly there are many misunderstandings, outright lies, or shallow ideas about heaven as book after book is pumped out on the subject (there are, however, good books as well). In America, we really seem…

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How Shall We Speak?


How should we as believers in Christ talk with one another when we disagree on theology, or politics, or ethics? How do we carry ourselves when communicating with someone who disagrees adamantly about something we feel strongly about? I have a few thoughts and I’m hoping they’re helpful. Speaking to Christians We Disagree With Regardless of our identification, Christian or…

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Doctrine for the Whole of Us


What’s your favorite sermon on beauty? What about friendship? Do you remember the latest theology book you read on having a robust doctrine on lifelong friendships? Or the latest demand you’ve heard from theologians that we have a set system or stance on beauty? Take a second and consider it. Really think through the sermons, songs and even debates you’ve…

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