10 Things I Hate About Blogging – A Love / Hate Relationship

My favorite movie of all time is the teen flick, “10 Things I Hate About You” featuring Julia Stiles and Heath Ledger.  I mean, the acting is incredible and O… the love story… makes my heart melt every time.  Who can resist a love / hate relationship kind of plot? Well, Ok… this isn’t even [Read More...]

The “God” of the Gut – Animals, Faith, & Gluttony

Jesus fished with his disciples.  Jesus multiplied a few fish into enough to feed a village.  Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, fell into a trance in which God said: “Get up, Peter. Kill and eat” (Acts 10.13).  The New Testament stories about the present time, not only give permission to kill and eat animals, [Read More...]

The Binding of God: Genesis 22 as a Test Case for Open Theism in the O.T. (part 1)

  In what follows, you will read an “academic paper” in which I explore some elements of open theism.  This is a view of God’s foreknowledge that is controversial, but still in the evangelical family of belief.  The most well known Christian leader who holds to this view is Greg Boyd.  This will be a [Read More...]

Fatherhood, Faith, and Gender Stereotypes (Morgan Guyton)

I went to see the Tree of Life a few weekends ago after preaching a sermon on the agonizing journey Abraham took with his son Isaac up Mt. Moriah to offer him as a sacrifice. There seems an inherent emotional violence in relationships between first-born sons and their fathers. As a father and first-born son, [Read More...]


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