Is Tony Campolo a Bad Parent According to Proverbs?

by Jared Byas Last week Tony Campolo wrote about his son’s new position as humanist chaplain at the University of Southern California. What was most disheartening for me was this sentence: “Since that Christianity Today article, several of my evangelical friends have quoted Proverbs 22:6, contending that scripture validates the claim that if I had taught [Read More...]

“aha” moments: biblical scholars tell their stories (9): Anthony Le Donne

The 9th installment in our “aha moments” series is by Anthony Le Donne, assistant professor of New Testament at United Theological Seminary in Dayton, OH, and formerly of Lincoln Christian University. He was terminated from that position as a direct result of his popular book Historical Jesus: What Can We Know and How Can We Know [Read More...]

I’m pretty sure God’s isn’t a helicopter parent

Ours is the generation of parents who hover over our children to help insulate them from failure and insure their “success” in life. But, as the previous generation’s parents will tell us, good parenting isn’t about plugging in the right coordinates to insure children arrive at the right spot, or protecting them from failure and [Read More...]