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...]

Ridding the Rapture from our Lips: Evangelical Young Adults and the End

EXCERPT FROM LAWRENCE GARCIA: The term “rapture” within eschatological discourse can take on many shades of meaning and nuance; some are convinced the term can be retained as long as we are sure to clarify what is meant by it. However, I’m persuaded that the term is beyond recovery seeing its continual use may lead to [Read More...]


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