God creates order from disorder and we have been invited to co-create with Him. In the midst of chaos, “we associate peace with answers. God associates peace with Union.” In this conversation with Allen Arnold, author of Chaos Can’t, we discuss how we create around us from what is in us; that creating with God brings order and trueness to our lives, systems, and cultures that have become untrue and disordered.

QUOTES

“We associate peace with answers. I believe God associates peace with Union.”

“First, don’t be caught off guard by chaos… in this world, we will have trouble. And second, don’t let it in.”

“Creating brings order and trueness to systems that have become untrue and disordered.”

For more on Allen Arnold
www.withallen.com
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Podcast intro and outro music by Wilde Assembly

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Derek Turner Follower of Jesus, in love with @sarahjturner, father to @caro.turn & @kaaatters, owner of Milo, pastor @rivercharlotte. Amazed by Grace
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Jason Clark is a writer, speaker, and lead communicator at A Family Story ministries. His mission is to encourage sons and daughters to grow sure in the love of an always-good heavenly Father. He and his wife, Karen, live in North Carolina with their three children.

1 Comment

  1. Tineke

    Thanks, guys! This was a lot of fun. Some key take-always for me were:

    “We have the choice. When there’s chaos around us, we don’t have to let that chaos within us.”

    And “Every choice you make is either fear or love based.” — wow, to ask myself before I do something, ‘am I doing this from a place of fear or love?’ That could shake things up!

    Brilliant! Thank you, Allen, for being on the podcast and sharing your insights about creativity.

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