Stump a Bible Scholar: Was Jesus Perfect?

It’s Tuesday and that means it’s time for another question and answer session in our Stump a Scholar series here at Patheos Progressive Christian. No question is too tough or too radical for our experts! This month, we’re answering your questions about the Bible with resident expert Professor Jerry Sumney. Dr. Sumney is professor of biblical studies at Lexington Theological Seminary [Read More…]

Preventing Suicide is Possible: A Q&A with Author Karen Mason

Throughout the developed world, self-harm is now the leading cause of death for people age fifteen to forty-nine, surpassing all cancers and heart disease. Even as you’re reading this post, there will be one U.S. suicide every 16 minutes. And while these and other sobering statistics on suicide paint a grim picture, awareness of the problem is an important [Read More…]

Leading in Changing Times: A Q&A with Pastor Michael W. Foss

“The biggest challenge churches have is casting a vision for ministry that is compelling. And by compelling I mean one that can create enough energy and hope to overcome our addiction to the past.” — Rev. Michael W. Foss, author, Reviving the Congregation This month at the Patheos Book Club, we’re featuring a new book [Read More…]