my last Patheos post…

Hi everyone, Here is the link to today’s post at my new website. It’s about following Jesus. And speaking of following, this is my last post here at Patheos. I hope you will continue to follow me over at The Bible for Normal People. Thanks again to the Patheos team for all they do. And thanks to Jared Byas [Read More…]

ever feel like God doesn’t make sense?

C’mon over and see today’s post on my new website… Pete [Read more…]

we have lift off…my new website is up and running!!

Hi folks. My new website, The Bible for Normal People ( is officially launched!! Come on over and have a look around, and be sure to take a look at my inaugural welcome post. Pete   [Read more…]

the best defense of the Christian faith is . . .

I’m not a big fan of Christian apologetics. Nothing personal, and I know some smart people who engage in it. It’s just not for me. I’ve never seen an argument for why Christianity is true that can’t be met by some alternative argument. And I am not interested in whether Christianity is “reasonable”–a lot of things [Read More…]

best book on evolution and faith I’ve read in years (or, constructing a cathedral in your mind)

I bet you thought I was going to talk about my book The Evolution of Adam. Fooled you. ******** I’ve been around this block for a few years now. Generally speaking, the debate over the compatibility of evolution and Christianity, especially among evangelicals, lacks the input of scientists who not only practice their discipline but who have [Read More…]