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October 16, 2018
The Actual Danger of Marcionism in Progressive Christianity
What could Nazis and an ancient heresy have to do with progressive Christianity? I’ll give...
August 03, 2018
Why I Value Christian “Orthodoxy”
I think I've just pinpointed, for myself, why I so value Christian “orthodoxy,” even though...
May 28, 2018
Keith Giles on Jesus and the Bible
Check out the video of Keith’s talk (along with a brief appearance by yours truly),...
May 23, 2018
Has Inerrancy Become More Important than Orthodoxy?
The small conference I attended this past weekend may not represent American Christians on the...
January 29, 2018
A Response to My Former Self on Unity & Theological Essentials
Four years ago, I wrote a chapter for the book, Simple Church: Unity Within Diversity....
August 29, 2017
Top 10 Books That Most Impacted My Spiritual Journey
Every book I read influences me in one way or another. But a handful of...
August 16, 2017
What I’ve Learned from Dead Guys (Podcast Interview)
Ryan Cagle and I chat about C.S. Lewis, St. Athanasius, George MacDonald, and my journey...
July 20, 2017
A Response to Preston Sprinkle on LifeWay and “the Biblical View of Marriage”
When I posted about LifeWay’s so-called “biblical view of marriage,” Preston Sprinkle made a critical...
July 17, 2017
Sorry, LifeWay, None of Your Authors Hold to “the Biblical View of Marriage”
LifeWay claims their authors must all hold to “the biblical view of marriage,” but I...
July 06, 2017
Yes, I Am a Christolator
An idol is an image made to represent God. But Jesus actually is “the image...
June 27, 2017
The Invisible Man and His Shadow (An Allegory)
There once was an invisible man. Though no one could see this man, they could...
May 02, 2017
In Due Time God Revealed His Word (RTT)
God’s perfect self-revelation is found only in Jesus Christ and the message he taught. To...
April 27, 2017
A Few Quick Thoughts on Jesus and Bibliolatry
Jesus taught them, saying, “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your...
April 20, 2017
The Violence of Scripture by Eric A. Seibert (Book Review)
This is part three of a three-part review of Eric Seibert’s books. See my introductory...
April 17, 2017
The Least of All Nations (RTT)
For week three of Random Text Tuesday (RTT), my random-text selector gave me Obadiah 2....
April 13, 2017
Disturbing Divine Behavior by Eric A. Seibert (Book Review)
This is part two of a three-part review of Eric Seibert’s books. See my introductory...
April 10, 2017
Eric Seibert on God, Violence, and Scripture (Some Introductory Remarks)
I’ve wrestled long and hard with my understanding of scripture. I was raised to believe...
April 01, 2017
Ken Ham’s Ark Park Plans to Re-create Plagues of Egypt
As some of you know, I used to work for Answers in Genesis back in...
January 09, 2017
The Divine Dance by Richard Rohr & Mike Morrell (Book Review)
This is a book about the Trinity, but it’s not your average exposition of the...
July 05, 2016
A Gay-Affirming Christian, Part 4: Confronting the Clobber Passages
This is the fourth and final post in a series arguing for the legitimacy of...
June 29, 2016
A Gay-Affirming Christian, Part 2: The Biblical Case for Marriage
This is the second post in a series arguing for the legitimacy of LGBTQ relationships...
April 27, 2016
Interview with Jeremy Myers, Author of The Atonement of God
I’ve long enjoyed discussions and debates with my friend Jeremy Myers on his blog and...
April 12, 2016
No, Denying Inerrancy Does Not Make One a Marcionite
If I had a nickel for every time I’ve witnessed an inerrantist accuse someone of...
April 02, 2016
My Long Fight to Defend Inerrancy & Why I Finally Accepted the Bible We Have
I was raised as a missionary kid in a fundamentalist family. My dad, a pastor...
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