God and the Gay Christian: An Evangelical Response


I liked “God and the Gay Christian” because it got me more engaged with my faith, inspired me to think, and pushed me to seek out the knowledge and the wisdom to better articulate my beliefs about the biblical position on gay marriage. [Read more...]

God and the Gay Christian: A Q&A with Matthew Vines

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“Jesus indicates in the Sermon on the Mount that good teachings should bear good fruit. The consequences of the evangelical church’s categorical rejection of same-sex relationships have been anything but good: higher likelihoods of depression, illegal drug use, relational brokenness, and suicide. Those are all red flags that opposing same-sex marriage isn’t the best understanding [Read More...]

Jesus Feminist: Redefining Biblical Womanhood


Jesus Feminist is exciting and new not primarily for its take on feminism, but for Bessey’s powerful, cutting, and deeply biblical vision of a world where any calling from God for any person at any place is possible and should be allowed free reign. [Read more...]

Jennie Allen’s Restless: A Review


Jennie Allen’s Restless: Because You Were Made For More (2013, W Publishing Group, $15.99) begins with the assumption that there is within all humans an inherent desire to live a fulfilling and purposeful life. However, Allen has recognized as well that for many Christians, the activities and goals they thought would complete them have only [Read More...]

A Q&A with N. T. Wright, author of Paul and the Faithfulness of God


This month in the Patheos Book Club, we’re reading renowned New Testament scholar N. T. Wright’s “magnum opus,” Paul and the Faithfulness of God. Wright answered some questions for us about his passion for Paul, and the scope and hope of this epic project. It is truly not an exaggeration to say Paul and the Faithfulness of [Read More...]

On a Mature Christian Life: A Q&A with Matt Chandler


This month at the Patheos Book Club, we’re featuring the new book by popular author and pastor Matt Chandler To Live Is Christ, To Die Is Gain. Chandler explores the pages of the apostle Paul’s radical letter to the Philippians as a road map of sorts for achieving authentic Christian maturity. Here, Chandler answers some questions [Read More...]

How Jesus Flipped My World Upside Down: A Q&A with Chad Norris


The more I prayed, the more I saw people getting healed. Novel concept. I prayed and still pray with tiny faith and huge revelation of His love for us. [Read more...]