If “Love Wins” were a Hymn…

I’m currently attending a wonderful church, connected to my seminary.  I love the way in which they represent the Anabaptist way of following Jesus, not giving into nationalism or violence.  They are a voice of peace, grace, and love. I noticed this love recently in a hymn that was selected to sing.  I was so [Read More...]

Salvation is all about me… I get to be with God

Last week I was sitting in a Starbucks and my table was next to two middle-aged men who clearly have a passion for Jesus.  Without deliberately eavesdropping, what caught my attention was one man’s reflections on salvation.  He said, “what’s amazing about salvation is that its all about me.  I get to be with God [Read More...]

The Beautiful Victory of the Cross and the Table of Aslan

Last week, I wrote about my belief that the cross is too beautiful to fit many popular theologies.  It isn’t beautiful in itself, for a Roman cross represents the power of Empire, a power that is always opposed to the way of Jesus.  Rather, the beauty is in the One who chose to endure unjust [Read More...]

Can You Lose Your Salvation? Greg Boyd and Mark Driscoll in Dialogue

This is the age old question: Can a person lose their salvation? Of course, two broad schools of thought emerge in theological discourse. On one end of the spectrum are the 5.5 point Calvinists (not really sure what the .5 is all about). This is representative of Mark Driscoll’s perspective (and basically most of the [Read More...]


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