Jesus wants you to be doctrinally inconsistent–more from Oswald Chambers

It’s been a while since I passed on an Oswald Chambers quote from my rector, Father Dave Robinson of  St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church. He’s been slacking but I forgive him (because Jesus says I have to). The title of this reflection is “The Conditions of Discipleship,” the July 2nd reading at My Utmost for His Highest. It is [Read More...]

conservative Baptist leaders defend inerrancy at ETS: is this a parody?

A couple of days ago, BRnow.org posted an article “Inerrancy ‘drift’ festers in Christian academia.”  The piece reports on a panel discussion at the recent Evangelical Theological Society meeting in Baltimore featuring presidents from three Baptist school lamenting the failure of Evangelical institutions to maintain a strong view of inerrancy. There are many ways of articulating [Read More...]

You and I Have a Different God, I Think

I’ve been watching the Adam and evolution debates/discussions on line, in social media, and in print. I think I am beginning to see more clearly what accounts for the deeply held, visceral, differences of opinion about whether Adam was the first man or whether Adam is a story. The reason for the differences is not simply that people have [Read More...]

Damage Control Made Impossible: Craig Blomberg Reviews Christian Smith (Guest Post)

Carlos Bovell is our guest blogger today, and has written numerous posts for us over the past few months on the topic of evangelicals and the Bible. His most recent book is Rehabilitating Inerrancy in a Culture of Fear. Here he interacts with Craig Blomberg’s recent review of Christian Smith’s The Bible Made Impossible: Why [Read More...]

David Williams on Why Christians Shouldn’t get so Worked up about the Bible

David Williams is continuing his “Credo” series, which is a look at what the apostle Paul said is really important for Christians to believe in according to 1 Corinthains 15:3-5. David’s point is that Paul didn’t get all worked up about “the doctrine of Scripture”–meaning, nailing down how it came to be, how it works, how [Read More...]


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