Revelation 17: The Whore, The Empire, and A Tale of Two Cities [observations and sermon download]

  If you follow this blog regularly (and my Facebook and Twitter feeds), you probably have noticed that I’ve been doing some research on the book of Revelation. Last week, I posted what I think will be the first of several scattered posts about my findings as I study the book [Corrective Strategies and Themes [Read More...]

Corrective Strategies and Themes for Understanding the Book of Revelation (Tired of the chaos? Me too!)

After my most popular status update ever affirmed it a few months back, I’ve decided to do some intentional thinking about the book of Revelation. These posts will be scattered for a time, but will eventually make up a series of posts. This biblical bookend is perhaps the most abused text in all of christendom. [Read More...]

North Korea may bomb the hell out of us and blow us to smithereens, yet we will cling to the instability of hope

  ***I wrote this article prior to the events in Boston, otherwise my title would have been a bit more sensitive. My prayers go out to the victims and their families. At the moment, I have the unfortunate luck to commute about an hour to and from work every day. Don’t get me wrong, I [Read More...]

A soon-to-be dad dreams of a daughter liberated for her soon-to-be world

My daughter grows within my wife’s womb while I dream of the day when she will enter her soon-to-be world. What kind of world and church will she enter? The church and world habitually silences women. Although the West is becoming (slowly) more egalitarian, the reality is that men dominate in many ways. Several studies, [Read More...]


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