The Need to Get to the Heart of the Matter

One of my favorite podcasts is Biologos' Language of God, I encourage anyone with an interest in sound theology or science to subscribe. On the most recent episode the guests discussed how the majority of people believe that science and religion are at odds in general but when questioned about specific science and theology questions... Continue Reading →

Peter’s Deconstruction and Restoration

It is time to remember Jesus' death and that means at some point soon most Christians will hear the story of Peter denying Jesus as he stands outside of Jesus' trial (Matthew 26:69-75, Mark 14:66-72, Luke 22:54-62, John 18:15-27). Most people are aware that prior to being arrested Jesus makes a prediction that Peter (like... Continue Reading →

A Jumbled Mess

This week I read three articles which sparked a tangle of thoughts about both my faith and my relationship to the wider Christian culture. Though I do fit a standard definition of "evangelical" (at least by the National Association of Evangelicals definition), I never feel comfortable using the word to describe myself. My hesitance to... Continue Reading →

Not Many of You Were Wise

“Brothers and sisters, think of what you were when you were called. Not many of you were wise by human standards; not many were influential; not many were of noble birth.” 1 Corinthians 1:26 The phrase “not many of you were wise” has stuck with me the last few days as I continue to hear... Continue Reading →

A Good Witness

Living in Eastern Ohio I can easily remember the dramatic sight of the Nike billboard that used to be seen near the stadiums in Cleveland. The picture was LeBron James hands outstretched, captioned with the phrase "we are all witnesses". Nike's campaign was launched in June of 2007 when the Cavs made the NBA Finals;... Continue Reading →

A Tale of Two Wednesdays

Two events, at the same location, separated by a mere two weeks, and they could not have had more divergent responses. This is the take of many Americans who watched what happened at the U.S. Capitol on January 6 & 20. Many were troubled by the events of January 6, recognizing the chaos and destruction... Continue Reading →

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