The Problem of Selective Fundamentalism (abortion & LGBT) – Shane Claiborne

What do you think? Some may feel he goes “too far” (conservatives) and others may think he doesn’t go “far enough” (some progressives). I think Shane offers us one kingdom approach to these issues, specifically lgbt issues, that chooses the way of love and discipleship and inclusiveness in community. [Read more...]

I Kissed a Girl and Went to Hell??? (Church Sign)

This is funny in so far that it demonstrates how ridiculous and disconnected churches can be… so much so, that its laughable. Ridiculous! It spews judgment and the kind of cultural back and forth that fails to be constructive. What do you think? For my thoughts on Hell, go here. [Read more...]

“Does once saved always saved apply even though he became an atheist?”

I stand at the graveside of a young student. Fifteen years old. Dead in an instant. Skateboarding on a foggy night and a car that never even saw a faint shadow, until it was too late. I don’t know what I’m supposed to feel. I’ve met this kid only one time and he attended youth [Read More...]

It Makes Plain Sense! Or So I Was Taught…

* Repost from December 2010 It makes plain sense… or so I was taught. When I was a youth and even in my undergrad program I was taught a phrase to guide solid biblical interpretation: “If the plain sense makes sense, seek no other sense.” What this advocates is to take the bible at the [Read More...]


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