A Call for Christian Tolerance: What the Shocking Beliefs of the Great Theologians Can Teach Us About Civility


In November 2014, at the request of a well-known Christian leader whom I respect, I began a series called “Shocking Beliefs of [the Great Influencers of Evangelical Christianity] here on the Patheos blog network. The series has but one objective. To call for tolerance among Christians when they disagree with one another over doctrinal issues. This point [Read More...]

Shocking Beliefs of Martin Luther


“The knowledge that God has loved me beyond all limits will compel me to go into the world to love others in the same way. I may get irritated because I have to live with an unusually difficult person. But just think how disagreeable I have been with God! Am I prepared to be identified [Read More...]

Into the Fray

Matt Mikalatos has written a new book called Into the Fray: How Jesus’s Followers Turn the World Upside Down. I caught up with Matt to discuss his new book. Enjoy! Instead of asking, “what is your book about,” I’m going to ask the question that’s behind that question. And that unspoken question is, “how are readers [Read More...]

Sacred Yes

Susie Larson has just come out with a new book. It’s entitled Your Sacred Yes: Trading Life-Draining Obligation for Freedom, Passion, and Joy. Recently, I caught up with Susie to talk about her new book. Enjoy! Share one or two experiences that shaped the insights in the book. Susie: About fifteen years ago, a distinguished [Read More...]