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April 21, 2018
The Criminal Justice System and Restorative Justice (Guest Post)
The following guest blog post is by Tyler Phillips and is used here with...
April 18, 2018
It’s about Time! Evangelical Leaders Meet to Discuss Evangelical Identity in the Trump Era
It’s about Time! Evangelical Leaders Meet to Discuss Evangelical Identity in the Trump Era According...
April 16, 2018
On the Other Hand: Some “Views from Somewhere” (Metaphysical Views of Reality) are Destined to Die Out
On the Other Hand: Some “Views from Somewhere” (Metaphysical Views of Reality) Are Destined to...
April 13, 2018
The Myth of “Secular Reasoning”
The Myth of “Secular Reasoning” I might as well make it clear and let...
April 09, 2018
Christian Diversity: Is It Good or Bad or Both?
Christian Diversity: Is It Good or Bad or Both? In May (2018) Abingdon Press will...
April 05, 2018
Is There Really Such a Thing as “Christian Privilege?”
Is There Really Such a Thing as “Christian Privilege?” Recently, so it is reported, some...
April 01, 2018
Easter Ought to Mean Joy!
Easter Ought to Mean Joy “The Lord is risen!” “He is risen indeed!” This traditional...
March 29, 2018
Calvinism and Assurance of Salvation (or Not)
Calvinism and Assurance of Salvation (or Not) Here is a very interesting, and I would...
March 25, 2018
An Almost Forgotten 20th Century Christian Theologian: Christoph Blumhardt
An Almost Forgotten 20th Century Christian Theologian: Christoph Blumhardt Christoph Blumhardt was born in 1842...
March 22, 2018
Does God Speak to People through Dreams? An African (and Personal) Christian Perspective
Does God Speak to People through Dreams? An African (and Personal) Christian Perspective Over the...
March 18, 2018
Torture Again: Why It Is Always Wrong and More
Torture Again: Why It Is Always Wrong and More I know that I have written...
March 14, 2018
What Is “Original Sin?” And Where Has It Gone (In American Christianity)?
What Is “Original Sin?” And Where Has It Gone (In American Christianity)? I fully realize...
March 09, 2018
Final Thoughts about Church Discipline (For Now)
Final Thoughts about Church Discipline (for Now) Again, as with the previous post about this...
March 05, 2018
Whatever Happened to Church Discipline?
This blog post is intended ONLY for pastors and lay leaders of evangelical Protestant churches—especially...
February 28, 2018
Is It True that “What’s Good for Business is Good for America?”
Is It True that “What’s Good for Business is Good for America?” There it was...
February 25, 2018
Remembering Billy Graham (1918-2018)
Remembering Billy Graham (1918-2018) On Wednesday, February 21, American evangelist Billy Graham passed away just...
February 22, 2018
Would You Be Mad at God If He Saved Everyone?
Would You Be Mad at God if He Saved Everyone? Another way of getting at...
February 18, 2018
What Is “Progressive Christianity” and Why Should You Beware of It?
What Is “Progressive Christianity” and Why Should You Beware of It? First of all, do...
February 14, 2018
One Cause of Christian Syncretism Beautifully Explained in a New Documentary: “What Is New Thought?”
One Cause of Christian Syncretism Beautifully Explained in a New Documentary: What Is New Thought?...
February 09, 2018
Why My Conversations with Calvinists are Rarely Productive
Why My Conversations with Calvinists Are Rarely Productive One of the reasons I started this...
February 03, 2018
It’s Time for a National Conversation about Football
The facts are irrefutable now; American football causes long-term and irreversible brain damage in many...
January 30, 2018
Why Do We Need Religious Labels?
My stock answer is: What’s the alternative?
January 26, 2018
A Few Words about “Slain in the Spirit” as a Spiritual Experience
Many evangelical and especially Pentecostal-charismatic evangelists have claimed the ability to cause people they pray...
January 23, 2018
R. C. Sproul R.I.P. A Great Evangelical Thinker Remembered
R. C. Sproul R.I.P. A Great Evangelical Thinker Remembered Last month (December, 2017) evangelicalism lost...
January 20, 2018
And Now…More about Trump’s Vile Comments about Other Countries
And Now…More about Trump’s Vile Comments about Other Countries I rarely compose an entire post...
January 18, 2018
An Open Letter to My Fellow Evangelicals about Trump
Jesus was a citizen of a “sh*thole country” if there ever was one.
January 16, 2018
Musings on “Creation out of Nothing”
Too many Christians have given up the traditional concept that God created everything outside himself...
January 11, 2018
How Much Change in Church Life is too Much?
This is a trend growing exponentially—local congregations being “led” (that is, looking to) a Christian...
January 08, 2018
Thoughts and Reflections on the 25th Anniversary of the Branch Davidian Tragedy in Waco, Texas
2018 marks the 25th anniversary of one of the most horrific tragedies in recent American...
January 04, 2018
Why Become Roman Catholic? A Response to Christian Smith and Others
Why Become Roman Catholic? A Response to Christian Smith and Others Don’t get me wrong;...
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