Patheos has a blog called The Evangelical Pulpit that posts a wide range of material and that you can actually contribute to. (I urge you to put together a submission if you have something pertinent to say.) One of my prized students, Nick Barden, has written a post about his search for a church and a theological tradition. And, more broadly, for the “church Catholic,” how the different traditions all fit together.
He treats Baptists, Pentecostals, Calvinists, Lutherans, and Catholics, and is quite fair and illuminating about them all. He “gets” some important facets about Lutheranism, though perhaps not completely. I quote from his post after the jump, but you really need to read the whole thing from the beginning. [Read more…]