Neuroscience and human relationships in the context of the biblical narrative, living in the path of oncoming beauty, moving from imagination to incarnation, being known, a peace beyond understanding, secure attachment—being seen, soothed, safe and secure—left brain right brain imagery, and The Soul of Desire, I this conversation Curt invites us to see beauty as we create beauty, as we become beauty because we are paying attention to Father who never leaves.

QUOTES

“Beauty is always coming toward us.”

“We are co-laboring with God to help people tell their story more truly.”

“God’s primary mission has not changed…Genesis three doesn’t mean we forget about Genesis one and two… It’s still the case that we are being formed into the image of Jesus in order for us to become like Him so we can rule to create and curate beauty and goodness in the world.”

“Because I am primed to pay attention to danger, I don’t practice looking for beauty…”

“Jesus’ capacity to see beauty just around the corner… with the man with the withered hand, with the woman caught in adultery… has everything to do with the degree to which He experiences Himself as a non-anxious presence in the world because He is so deeply connected with a Father who loves Him.”

“Unless I feel the love of God in my chest, it isn’t yet fully real to me…”

“We are the embodiment spread over the world…we are the gospel…we are so loved by God that He wants us to be His representative, we are His incarnate presence…”

Jesus to us – “I am no further away from you now than before you made the mistake.”

“You will see beauty as you create beauty as you become beauty because you are paying attention to me, who is never leaving.”

“God is not so self-conscious, so anxious that He won’t share Himself with us. He’s not worried that somehow, we’re going to do something, and He’s not gonna get credit.”

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Derek Turner lives in Charlotte, North Carolina, with his wife, Sarah. They have two daughters, Caroline & Kate. Together, they serve as lead pastors for River Church Charlotte. Derek also co-hosts the Rethinking God with Tacos podcast and loves to connect on all the socials. Derek believes “Love everyone the most” sums up what it means to be a follower of Jesus. www.rivercharlotte.com

Jason Clark is a relational theologian — a storyteller who writes to reveal the transforming kindness of the love of God. He has authored several books, including, Leaving and Finding Jesus, & Prone to Love. He is the lead communicator at  A Family Story and co-host of Rethinking God with Tacos PODCAST. He and his wife, Karen, live in North Carolina with their four children, Madeleine and Joseph, Ethan, and Eva.

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