About nathanvanhoff

Writer, speaker, voice-over

What I’ve Been Up To

I haven’t posted in awhile because most of my writing time has been occupied with working on a fantasy novel. The novel is not Christian, but it does have Biblical themes throughout and is influenced by my faith.

I’ll post updates in regards to the progress from time-to-time. At the moment the manuscript is at about 90,000 words and probably 3/4 complete.

Just wanted to let people know I haven’t quit writing, just been working on a longer project.

Discrimination in the Church

As people we have many beautiful differences, some of which are race, role, and gender. These differences have been ordained by God for His glory and for our good. Together, they form a more complete and intricate reflection of God and are a witness of His love and beauty to the world. Though there are ways in which we are different, in the body of Christ we are one (1 Corinthians 12:27, Romans 12:5, Galatians 3:28). Our differences, no matter what they may be, do not change our value or importance to God and should not change our value or importance to each other or ourselves. It is because of the great value that God places on us that he intricately wove us together our in mother’s womb with those things that make us different from one another. It is his handiwork and creativity on display through us.

Sadly we have allowed the world, the enemy, and our sin to turn blessings from God into things that divide us or are used as a reason to mistreat one another. What should be a cause for celebration and a more full expression of worship to our God is hijacked for a host of reasons.

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