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June 19, 2018
In the Beginning Was Love
In the beginning was Love. Love was with God, and Love was God, for God...
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),...
January 08, 2018
The Many Marriages of David & Solomon
David is nothing short of abusive toward his wives. But Solomon appears to truly love...
November 15, 2017
Jacob’s Marriage to Leah, Rachel, Bilhah & Zilpah
Jacob is only said to have loved one woman, but patriarchy pushed him into marrying...
November 10, 2017
Abram’s Marriage to Sarai, Hagar, Keturah & Others
Sarai and Hagar had their fair share of disputes. Did their conflicts stem from polygamy?...
November 07, 2017
Polygamy and the Problem of Patriarchy
Does the Bible critique polygamy by demonstrating problems in polygamous marriages? Or could patriarchy be...
October 02, 2017
Is God Polyamorous?
Is God monogamous or polyamorous? To answer this question, let’s examine the Trinity, God’s relationship...
September 11, 2017
What Polyamory Is Not
It’s important to understand what is meant by polyamory. With so many misconceptions surrounding it,...
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...
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 25, 2017
On Christians Talking Dirty (RTT)
For week four of Random Text Tuesday (RTT), my random-text selector gave me Ephesians 5:4....
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 04, 2017
Introducing Random-Text Tuesday (RTT)
I thought it would be fun to start a regular weekly series on my blog....
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...
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...
February 05, 2016
25 Views on Hell? 2 Questions to Reframe the Debate
The Christian church has always agreed that there will be a final judgment of the...
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