Mark Driscoll: On the attack

Jesus is not a pansy or a pacifist -Mark Driscoll Pansy: a usually disparaging :  a. weak or effeminate man or boy b. usually disparaging :  a male homosexual Pacifist:  adverb: strongly and actively opposed to conflict and especially war.   Over at Religion News Service, Jonathan Merritt reports that Seattle pastor Mark Driscoll has outraged several well-known Christians with [Read More…]

A Pastor’s Rebuttal on Church Discipline

My friend Ian Ebright over at Broken Telegraph made the following post available to me. I asked Ian what church discipline ought to look like in the wake of the revelation over at Matthew Paul Turner’s site: a fellow at Seattle’s Mars Hill who confided to some indiscretions was met with what some consider an [Read More…]

The table Mannie built

On Thursday I drove up to Seattle to help Sister Tater redecorate Mama’s bedroom. Mama moved into my brother’s house a year ago. I haven’t written much about it because it’s been a hard thing. There are a lot of reasons why it’s been difficult, some pretty predictable ones, like how hard it is to [Read More…]