Evangelicals Discerning an Issue

In my last post about "Boundaries" I mentioned that our church plant had once discerned the issue in question - the issue Rob Bell made a clear pronouncement on last week - the issue of gay rights/gay marriage. And we discerned it from a self-consciously evangelical perspective. I want to share what we came out with, in the hopes that it may be of help to you in your context.Note that this post is also an attempt at demonstrating the real point of my last post: that local, contextual, … [Read more...]

What We Talk About When We Talk About God

Will you be getting/reading Rob Bell's new book? If so, why? If not, why not?Here's the trailer:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fwVUr2_6tW8  … [Read more...]

Something Better Than “Grace” For Ray Lewis (or, God Loves Soccer)

I've always been scared of Ray Lewis.Even before I knew anything about his alleged involvement in a double homicide, I was totally freaked out by the dude. The picture above explains why. The flexing. The maniacal yelling. The unbridled aggression. The grass-pulling. SO SCARY.Anyway, neither Ray's scary flexing/weeding nor the murder allegations are news right now - at least, not really. The news is 1) that Ray and his Ravens just won the Super Bowl in Lewis's final NFL season; and 2) … [Read more...]


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