Tuesday Open Forum — Plus…

Tuesday Open Forum We were having some site problems last night and I was on the phone with tech support until long after midnight, so today’s post ain’t gonna happen as planned, folks. Many apologies. On the other hand, this will give you a chance to have an open conversation today. Make good, healthy, andContinue reading “Tuesday Open Forum — Plus…”

An open invitation to evangelical supporters of President Trump…

Today, I extend an open invitation to all conservative evangelical Christians out there who support our current president. From your perspective as an evangelical, talk to us about President Trump’s behavior and words at the National Prayer Breakfast last week. In order to help you feel like this is a safe and open place forContinue reading “An open invitation to evangelical supporters of President Trump…”

CM: An open invitation to evangelical supporters of President Trump…

Today, I extend an open invitation to all conservative evangelical Christians out there who support our current president. From your perspective as an evangelical, talk to us about President Trump’s behavior and words at the National Prayer Breakfast last week. In order to help you feel like this is a safe and open place forContinue reading “CM: An open invitation to evangelical supporters of President Trump…”

Some questions that came up this week…

Some questions that came up this week… Is it really “the mother of all rebellions” for a woman to preach on Mother’s Day? or Is this sharp objection really all about “protecting systems”? and, while we’re on the subject, Is there really some silly pietist saying that a mom who enjoys being the center ofContinue reading “Some questions that came up this week…”

What the Bible Actually Teaches (5) — Open Mic Edition

What the Bible Actually Teaches (5) Open Mic Edition Let’s do something a little different today. One of the main points of Pete Enns’s book is about how the Bible depicts God.  in various ways according to the culturally-conditioned understandings of its ancient authors. We will discuss that more next week, with examples from theContinue reading “What the Bible Actually Teaches (5) — Open Mic Edition”

Open Mic: “The Bible teaches…?”

Open Mic: “The Bible teaches…?” Billy Graham was famous for making his preaching points by introducing them with the phrase, “The Bible says…” Every week, pastors and preachers tell their listeners and congregations, “The Bible teaches…” What do they mean by saying that? I invite you to an open forum discussion today on that question.Continue reading “Open Mic: “The Bible teaches…?””