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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...
August 25, 2018
On the Gender of God & Divine Pronouns
Our use of exclusively male pronouns for God has allowed us to subconsciously fall into...
April 01, 2018
How Smoking a Pipe Turned Me Into a Calvinist
Everyone knows of the health risks associated with smoking a pipe. But no one ever...
December 14, 2017
The Beautiful Gospel of WHEAT Distilled (with Danny Prada)
My friend Danny Prada, lead pastor of HeartWay Church, has distilled the points of WHEAT...
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 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 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 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 09, 2017
The Beautiful Gospel of WHEAT (Not TULIP, DAISY, or ROSES)
It’s time for a new acronym—a counter-narrative to the Calvinistic gospel of TULIP, as well...
April 14, 2017
What Did Jesus’ Death Accomplish? (Here’s the Best Explanation I’ve Heard)
It’s Good Friday, and the church is contemplating the death of Christ. Why did he...
March 27, 2017
Why I Left, Why I Stayed by Tony Campolo & Bart Campolo (Book Review)
Tony Campolo is one of the most gracious and well-spoken voices that I know of...
January 25, 2017
An Open Letter to Jesus: Find Common Ground
Dear Jesus, Let me start by saying how much I appreciate the majority of what...
January 09, 2017
The Divine Dance by Richard Rohr & Mike Morrell (Book Review)
This is a book about the Trinity, but it’s not your average exposition of the...
December 04, 2016
Jesus Showed Us! by Brad Jersak (Book Review)
A little over a year ago, I reviewed Brad Jersak’s A More Christlike God: A...
April 27, 2016
Interview with Jeremy Myers, Author of The Atonement of God
I’ve long enjoyed discussions and debates with my friend Jeremy Myers on his blog and...
December 07, 2015
On the Athanasian Theology of Wesley’s Incarnation Hymn
It’s that time of year again. We’re once more officially allowed to sing about our...
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