Monday Morning Confessional

I confess that I am struggling to keep a healthy balance right now. I think the two things that keep me most off balance are time spent at work and time spent reading up on politics, polling, and pundits so that I have something intelligent to say on this blog. I confess that one important [Read More...]

2012 Election Predictions at 3 Days Out – Presidential Race, House, Senate

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Content Director’s Note: This post is a part of our Election Month at Patheos feature. Patheos was designed to present the world’s most compelling conversations on life’s most important questions. Please join the Facebook following for our new News and Politics Channel — and check back throughout the month for more commentary on Election 2012. [Read More...]

My 2012 Election Predictions 4 Days Out: Obama Hatred v. Slow Steady Progress

Content Director’s Note: This post is a part of our Election Month at Patheos feature. Patheos was designed to present the world’s most compelling conversations on life’s most important questions. Please join the Facebook following for our new News and Politics Channel — and check back throughout the month for more commentary on Election 2012. [Read More...]

My 2012 Election Predictions 5 Days Out: Sandy Ruined Romney’s End Game

Content Director’s Note: This post is a part of our Election Month at Patheos feature. Patheos was designed to present the world’s most compelling conversations on life’s most important questions. Please join the Facebook following for our new News and Politics Channel — and check back throughout the month for more commentary on Election 2012. [Read More...]

My 2012 Election Predictions at One Week Out

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Tuesdays with Walter Part 06 – The Language of Leadership is Theological

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I’m in the midst of a long term experiment with the staff at Redemption Church where I pastor. Over the past few decades it has become popular for the typical church staff to study leadership books. Evangelical pastors in our society are expected not only to be theologians, preachers, and pastors, but they are expected [Read More...]

Monday Morning Confessional

I confess that I’m praying this morning that things won’t get too bad for the precious folks living on the East Coast. I pray that they will keep faith with one another and make it through together. I confess that I have been acutely aware lately of how vulnerable we are as human beings. We [Read More...]

Eugene Peterson: The Difference Between Reading the Bible and Studying the Bible

Peterson is a genius. In this short clip he leans on the difference between reading the bible to glean information that we can use to control ourselves and others, and entering into the bible in order to be called into question and changes. These are two very different approaches to the scripture, and lead to [Read More...]

Evangelicals are coming out for Romney

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What’s Going On With Billy Graham (And Franklin)?

I’ve read a lot about the political involvement of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. Over the years Graham has played only a minor role in politics. He has even expressed remorse about the times he became overly involved (for instance supporting Richard Nixon before he went to jail). Graham was sort of a church elder [Read More...]


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