The Myth of the Self-Made Man

(Following was excerpted from my Heretic’s Guide to the Bible study of the same name. Check out more about the weekly study HERE, or click the banners at the top or bottom of this article.) All of these texts this week remind me of the parable of the faithful servants which comes up to chapters [Read More…]

I Continue to Fail “The Poor”

I’d like to think I’m pretty consistent in my advocacy for the poor. I have worked with numerous poverty-related nonprofits over the years, preached about it and worked on it in church, written about it, and so on. But in general, all of that remains at a large “macro” level. It is a nameless, faceless [Read More…]