Simplicity in the Burbs: $2 a day for Lent (Introduction and an Opportunity for You)

I am picky. I hate most foods that could be considered healthy. In college, I ate Panda Express (Chinese fast food) for dinner almost every night and supplemented other meals with burgers and pizza. As a child, I would sit at my Grandpa’s dinner table for hours because I refused to eat my veggies. My [Read More...]

Orthodoxy and Exclusion (Guest Article, Alan Molineaux)

photo © 2010 Hartwig HKD | more info (via: Wylio)   Who has the right to say what is orthodox? Following the recent controversy regarding Rob Bell’s soon to be published book about the meaning and nature of hell, one commentator suggested that Bell should no longer be considered as an evangelical. Quite what difference [Read More...]

The End of Theological Discussion (Guest Post – Nathan McCorkindale)

photo © 2008 Navjot Pawera | more info (via: Wylio)   Some days I feel like calling for an end to all theological discussion.  I hate the way that theology spirals into nasty battles about whose got the corner market on truth. When I told my co-workers at a a steel manufacturing warehouse that I [Read More...]

Rob Bell Controversy – Your Questions, My Answers OR Why this is a Pastoral Issue!

The following questions are from my original response to Justin Taylor about Rob Bell’s new book: Love Wins. Why do you feel the need to defend Rob Bell? Let me be quite clear.  I do not feel the need to defend Rob in the way that some assume.  Do I like his books? Yes.  Do [Read More...]


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