Sept 25: My One Sentence Bible

What is My One Sentence Bible? 9-25-09: There are no births which are mistakes in God’s eyes. Even the unborn are known and loved by God. Jeremiah 1:5 Don’t ever let anyone tell you that you can’t do miraculous things for God because of your age! They know not of God’s power. Jeremiah 1:6-8 Our [Read More...]

Live Chat Today

Don’t forget today’s Live Chat from 3-5pm CST. Here’s how to participate: -Click on the ‘Live Chat’ button on the top of the page -Type your question into the chat box at the bottom of the page (but make sure you ‘Copy’ it before you press send, because the first time you press send it [Read More...]

Part 4: Language in the Culture War—Homophobic

This is the last post in this series. Here is the Intro to this series on Language in the Culture War about Tolerance. Here is Part 2 on Reconciliation. Here is Part 3 on Affirming. Homophobic: The word ‘homophobic’ has become one of those ugly, politically charged words that bring on a new (and incorrect) [Read More...]

Sept 22: My One Sentence Bible

What is My One Sentence Bible? 9-22-09: As Kevin Garnett says in his commercial for Adidas, “Nothing is Impossible!” God agrees. Isaiah 59:1 Don’t ever forget, or underestimate the power of the word “all” when repeatedly mentioned in the Bible. Isaiah 64:6 God relentlessly pursues us even without our asking. In turn, what are we [Read More...]

Part 3: Language in the Culture War—Affirming

Here is the Intro to this series on Language in the Culture War. Here is Part 2. Affirming: The word ‘affirming’ has become one of those ugly, politically charged words that bring on a new (and incorrect) cultural understanding of the word’s original intent in definition and usage. The culture war definition of Affirming: Similar [Read More...]

Sept 21: My One Sentence Bible

What is My One Sentence Bible? 9-21-09: God’s economy doesn’t cost any money though it provides everything. Isaiah 55:1-2 Don’t fool yourself—mastery of the Almighty is impossible. Keep it in perspective. Isaiah 55:8-11 “And let not any eunuch complain, “I am only a dry tree.”” Isaiah 56:3 Don’t mock the Lord by fasting or praying [Read More...]

Part 2: Language in the Culture War—Reconciliation

Here is the Intro to this series on Language in the Culture War. Reconciliation: The word ‘reconciliation’ has become one of those ugly, politically charged words that bring on a new (and incorrect) cultural understanding of the word’s original intent in definition and usage. The culture war definition of Reconciliation: People (specifically conservative Christians) have to fully [Read More...]

Sept 19: My One Sentence Bible

What is My One Sentence Bible? 9-19-09:  Faithful boldness is longing to have your enemies walk next to you in Christ. Isaiah 50:10 Since Jesus was intimately familiar with constant pain, suffering and persecution; then why are we so surprised in our own lives? Because it still hurts. Isaiah 53:3 Being led like a lamb [Read More...]

Part 1: Language in the Culture War—Tolerance

Recently there was a vigorous stream of dialogue in the comment sections of some recent posts (here and here), as well as conversations on my most recent Live Chat regarding language within the culture war between conservatives and the GLBT community (and how that language is used). As one of the commenter’s suggested in a post [Read More...]

Sept 18: My One Sentence Bible

What is My One Sentence Bible? 9-18-09:  “Yes, and from ancient days I am he. No one can deliver out of my hand. When I act, who can reverse it?” Isaiah 43:13 In a Clint Eastwood voice: “You feeling lucky?!” Nothing can override what the Lord has set forth. Isaiah 43:13 Things that are treasured [Read More...]

Help Get My Book on Kindle!

After a long back and forth between my publisher and Amazon regarding a Kindle version of my book, there has finally been some movement. In order for Love is an Orientation to be on Kindle now, Amazon says there “needs to be much demand” from the public. Don’t ask me why (get ready for a [Read More...]

Sept 17: My One Sentence Bible

What is My One Sentence Bible? 9-17-09: It doesn’t matter where you are in the mix, the Lord has got your back. Isaiah 41:4 All those who oppose you will be as nothing. Cling to God’s hand and ride the title wave of love and mercy. Isaiah 41:11-15 Christ won’t falter or be discouraged until He [Read More...]

A Gay Father’s Words to Conservativism

The following is written by Jon, a gay man married to his partner, who also has adopted kids. Jon frequently comments on this blog, and I truly appreciate his thoughtful insight to whatever discussion is ongoing. In some recent ongoing discussions on the blog the question of, would a gay family attend a conservative church, [Read More...]

There is Always Someone More Oppressed Than You

I’m going to keep this one plain and simple: There is always someone more oppressed than you! I’m sure you all have probably heard of the controversy regarding the Gold medal winning South African track star Caster Semenya, who after winning the 800 meter race at the World Championships held in Berlin, Germany, was requested [Read More...]


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