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December 10, 2018
The 4 Jesuses I Love (And I Don‘t Mean the 4 Gospels)
It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of Jesus, but there isn’t just one...
October 16, 2018
The Actual Danger of Marcionism in Progressive Christianity
What could Nazis and an ancient heresy have to do with progressive Christianity? I’ll give...
June 19, 2018
In the Beginning Was Love
In the beginning was Love. Love was with God, and Love was God, for God...
May 28, 2018
Keith Giles on Jesus and the Bible
Check out the video of Keith’s talk (along with a brief appearance by yours truly),...
May 23, 2018
Has Inerrancy Become More Important than Orthodoxy?
The small conference I attended this past weekend may not represent American Christians on the...
January 29, 2018
A Response to My Former Self on Unity & Theological Essentials
Four years ago, I wrote a chapter for the book, Simple Church: Unity Within Diversity....
January 08, 2018
The Many Marriages of David & Solomon
David is nothing short of abusive toward his wives. But Solomon appears to truly love...
December 05, 2017
The New Testament: A Translation by David Bentley Hart (Book Review)
It’s quirky and awkward, and I love it! Hart has gifted us with a meticulously...
November 15, 2017
Jacob’s Marriage to Leah, Rachel, Bilhah & Zilpah
Jacob is only said to have loved one woman, but patriarchy pushed him into marrying...
November 10, 2017
Abram’s Marriage to Sarai, Hagar, Keturah & Others
Sarai and Hagar had their fair share of disputes. Did their conflicts stem from polygamy?...
November 07, 2017
Polygamy and the Problem of Patriarchy
Does the Bible critique polygamy by demonstrating problems in polygamous marriages? Or could patriarchy be...
October 02, 2017
Is God Polyamorous?
Is God monogamous or polyamorous? To answer this question, let’s examine the Trinity, God’s relationship...
September 20, 2017
Christian Sexual Ethics and Polyamory
Margaret A. Farley has identified seven guiding principles for navigating matters of sexuality from a...
September 11, 2017
What Polyamory Is Not
It’s important to understand what is meant by polyamory. With so many misconceptions surrounding it,...
August 30, 2017
The Nashville Statement—A Point-by-Point Response
Something compelled me to write a point-by-point response to all of their affirmations and denials....
August 16, 2017
What I’ve Learned from Dead Guys (Podcast Interview)
Ryan Cagle and I chat about C.S. Lewis, St. Athanasius, George MacDonald, and my journey...
July 25, 2017
Thoughts on the Eucharist: Mystical, Not Magical, and Everyone Is Included
Does Jesus have a checklist of requirements that must be met before making himself present?...
July 20, 2017
A Response to Preston Sprinkle on LifeWay and “the Biblical View of Marriage”
When I posted about LifeWay’s so-called “biblical view of marriage,” Preston Sprinkle made a critical...
July 17, 2017
Sorry, LifeWay, None of Your Authors Hold to “the Biblical View of Marriage”
LifeWay claims their authors must all hold to “the biblical view of marriage,” but I...
July 06, 2017
Yes, I Am a Christolator
An idol is an image made to represent God. But Jesus actually is “the image...
June 27, 2017
The Invisible Man and His Shadow (An Allegory)
There once was an invisible man. Though no one could see this man, they could...
June 15, 2017
Can You Love LGBTQ People while Condemning Their Relationships?
Which side of history will we land on? How will our actions appear in retrospect?...
June 06, 2017
Transformative Love (The Beautiful Gospel of WHEAT)
Salvation—theosis—is the process of being transformed by God’s love into his image. We can’t “lose”...
May 30, 2017
Absolute Grace (The Beautiful Gospel of WHEAT)
The God revealed in Jesus is one of kenosis, which means that he cannot violate...
May 25, 2017
Exhaustive Reconciliation (The Beautiful Gospel of WHEAT)
God does not demand payment for sins, for he truly does forgive us. And he...
May 21, 2017
Human Solidarity (The Beautiful Gospel of WHEAT)
Jesus accomplished our salvation by uniting his divine nature with our human nature, and he...
May 18, 2017
Wounded Children (The Beautiful Gospel of WHEAT)
“Depravity” is not only a pessimistic view of the state of humanity, but also a...
May 16, 2017
The God Jesus Reveals (The Beautiful Gospel of WHEAT)
Jesus is the Word of God. Any picture of God that runs counter to the...
May 02, 2017
In Due Time God Revealed His Word (RTT)
God’s perfect self-revelation is found only in Jesus Christ and the message he taught. To...
April 27, 2017
A Few Quick Thoughts on Jesus and Bibliolatry
Jesus taught them, saying, “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your...
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