Rob Bell / Love Wins Review – Chapter 2

Chapter 2 Synopsis: We have been taught that heaven is always about somewhere else. But the scriptures do not talk about heaven in this way. Not ever. Heaven is not what we escape to. Bell rightly connects Jesus to the line of prophets before him. They talked about “this age” and “the age to come.” [Read More...]

Rob Bell / Love Wins Review – Part 01

LOVE WINS by Rob Bell I’ve written these responses to each of the chapters of Rob Bell’s book on facebook, but am beginning to post them here as well. These are merely meant to talk about what Bell actually says, and help to think about it critically. Preface: Jesus’s story is first and foremost about [Read More...]

A Peaceable Kingdom

I’m doing a close reading of Stanley Hauerwas’ great book A Peaceable Kingdom. Here’s my favorite passage from today: “Of course, Christians are not just asked to see themselves as sinners. We are to do something about our sin. We are called to be disciples and even to count ourselves as among the righteous. Our [Read More...]

New Article on Huffington Post

Bonhoeffer as our Christian Guide in the Middle East.by Tim Suttle New Article us up on the Huffington Post Now. [Read more...]

This… is when you know we’re going to hell.

If it looks funny on your screen click here to go to the article. [Read more...]

Thoughts on the Egyptian Unrest

I’ve been watching each day as the Egyptian people protest their own government and demand the right of self-rule. At the same time I’m reading Metaxas’ biography of Bonhoeffer. It’s a strange combination which has somehow been fruitful. The similarities are interesting. In 1933 when the Nazi party was passing sweeping reform in their country, [Read More...]

New Article on Huffington Post

Hey Everyone – I’ve got a new article up on the Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tim-suttle/an-evangelical-goes-to-ma_b_818190.html [Read more...]

John Adams

John Adams by David McCullough I picked up this biography to try and get out of my head a little bit by reading something unrelated to theology. What I found was a deeply moving story of a great man who was swept into the American Revolution, and whose leadership influences our society even to this [Read More...]

Huffington Post

I’ve started contributing at Huffington Post. Here’s the first installment: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tim-suttle/a-christian-response-to-t_b_811312.html [Read more...]

Psalm 140:12

I know that the LORD will maintain the cause of the poor,and render justice to the needy. [Read more...]

The Chronicles of Narnia

I just finished reading all 7 books in the original order of publication. The first time I read this series I went in the order the publisher suggests. This time I read in the order that Lewis wrote and released the books. Much better this way. I am so amazed by Lewis’ vision for the [Read More...]

Marilynne Robinson on Daily Show

Here is a short interview of Marilynne Robinson by Jon Stewart last night. One of my favorite authors on one of my favorite shows… -t [Read more...]


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