February 28, 2022

Eurasianism and Americanism *Note to would-be commenters: If you choose to respond, make sure your response is civil and not hostile. Do not include any links or pictures. Be brief and to the point. Do not misrepresent  anything I wrote or misuse my blog to spout your own views. Engage with mine respectfully and in a spirit of dialogue. Flaming comments will not be posted here.* Thanks to some friends, I have recently learned about a geopolitical ideology called “eurasianism.”... Read more

February 25, 2022

About Russia’s AND America’s Invasions *Note to would-be commenters: If you choose to comment here, know that this is not a discussion board; it is a moderated blog. Any comment that is off topic, evidences lack of careful reading of what I wrote, misrepresents what I wrote, is merely argumentative, attempts to use my blog for the writer’s own purposes, is uncivil or rude, includes a link or picture, or is too long (over 100 words) will not be approved.... Read more

February 21, 2022

On Becoming Anabaptist I do not consider my becoming Anabaptist a rejection of what I have been, namely, Pentecostal and Baptist. Both have strong elements of the Anabaptist vision and ethos within them. Many Baptist historians believe the Baptist tradition has its strongest roots in Anabaptism (namely, among others, William Estep and Glen Stassen). A few years ago Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas held a symposium, out of which at least one book was published, celebrating the... Read more

February 17, 2022

You Don’t Deserve…And There Are Always Limits *Note to would-be commenters: If you choose to comment, make sure your comment is not hostile or argumentative. Such comments will not be approved. Do not post links or pictures. This blog is a place for me to express my opinions and interact with interested readers—mostly evangelical Christians. Do not misuse this blog as it is not a discussion board. If you comment, stick to the subject, be respectful and kind, and do... Read more

February 14, 2022

Christianity and the Occult *Note to would-be commenters: Be civil and kind, not hostile or argumentative, or your comment will not be posted her. This is not a discussion board; it is a place for me to express my evangelical-Arminian opinions and interact in a calm, respectful manner with calm, respectful interlocutors. If you post a comment or question, do not include any links or pictures. Be brief and to the point* For much of my life I have been... Read more

February 11, 2022

The Now Old “Young Evangelicals” *Note to would-be commenters: Please keep comments/questions brief and to the point. Do not include links or pictures. Do not express opinions here that arise out of absolutely contrary worldviews; this is a blog for the expression of my opinions and discussion with other evangelicals (broadly defined) and to explain evangelical Christianity to those who are genuinely interested in learning about it. It is also about Arminianism, a “flavor” of evangelical Christianity. I will not... Read more

February 8, 2022

*Note to would-be commenters: This is not a discussion board; it is a place for me to express my evangelical opinions and have civil conversations with evangelicals (whether they call themselves that or not) and answer questions from non-evangelicals. If you choose to comment, keep it relatively brief, to the point, constructive for dialogue, respectful and civil. Argumentative comments/questions will not be posted. Do not include any links or pictures in your comment. Know that I speak here only for... Read more

February 5, 2022

How Far Should Christians Go in Bowing to the Demands of Secular Culture? *Note to would-be commenters: If you choose to comment, keep it brief and to the point. Do not post your own essay here. Do not post any links or pictures. If you comment, keep it calm and civil; hostile or argumentative comments will not be approved. This is not a discussion board; it is a place for me to express my opinions and, as I see fit,... Read more

February 2, 2022

Why I Am a Socialist: Because I Am a Christian *Note: I do not speak for anyone but myself. Respond only if you have something helpful and constructive to say. This blog is a place for me to express my opinions and engage in dialogue with readers. I moderate this blog and do not approve comments that are hostile or that misrepresent what I wrote.* The word “socialist” scares people. Often only because people misunderstand it. It does have many... Read more

January 29, 2022

*Note to would-be commenters: Be a responsible citizen here. Do not post comments that are argumentative, hostile, or uncivil. This blog is for evangelical Christians; others are welcome to ask questions to understand evangelical Christianity. But this is not a discussion board; do not use it to post your own views unless they are directly related to what I have written. Keep your comments brief and to the point. Do not post any links or pictures. Do not quote extensively... Read more


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