RHE, Millennials, & the Shadow Church

By now, most folks have read Rachel Held Evans's viral piece for CNN - "Why Millennials are Leaving the Church" - and probably blogged or tweeted their sage-like responses. And CNN ran a follow-up article from Rachel today, bringing some balancing emphasis on "Why Millennials Need the Church." This short entry in response to the initial article is thus both late to the party and kinda premature based on the second piece. But, alas, I am a blogger and I can do no other.What RHE attempts in "W … [Read more...]

Crazy Genesis & the Messy God

The Sacrifice of Isaac CARAVAGGIO (1573-1610)So, I'm attempting to read the Bible in a year (thanks Bible app), and it's a chronological plan, so I've been in Job and Genesis so far. Fact is, I've never actually completed one of these plans. Typically, right about now, I get off track and chuck it, opting for topical and devotional reading instead. And, reading books. And...blogs.It's very unevangelical of me.And not very pastoral at all.But I'm hoping this'll be lucky '13, and so … [Read more...]