Articles written by Reverend Carrie A. H. Benton

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  • No Lightning Bolts

    Reverend Carrie A. H. Benton, Mountain Lakes Presbyterian Church|Jun 15, 2023

    There are many images of God that are beautiful, healing and life-giving. God as a loving Father with open arms (Luke 15:11-32); God as a mother-hen gathering her chicks protectively under her wings (Matthew 23:37). Likewise there are many that can be harmful and destructive, especially for the life of faith. How aware are we of our images of God, how they have shaped us, how they continue to shape us? I firmly believe that awareness of how we imagine God is important. So much of our thought... Full story