I know the title of this post will make some people instantly protective. God’s not a God of confusion, they’ll say. How could you take something as clear as the Bible and get confused by that? A few reasons: God may not be a God of confusion, but how we talk about Him often leaves… Continue reading How Christianity Increased My Anxiety, and Why You Don’t Have to Have the Same Experience
The Bible has been a part of my life as long as I can remember. I don't know how many I've owned over the years, but I feel that I've always perceived it one way: it's God's word, given to us from heaven, good for everything that we can ever come across. Of course, that… Continue reading Re-Imaging the One Who Created the Image: A Review of Pete Enns’ “How the Bible Actually Works”
As I perused Facebook and Twitter today, I got sick. I think I ate too much beef. My feeds today were filled with all sorts of arguments, squabbles, disagreements, outrage and, as the kids say these days, “beef.” Franklin Graham and Lady Gaga. Cardi B — I’m still not entirely sure who that is —… Continue reading Social Media Drives Me Bonkers. But I’m Sticking with It. And I Think You Should Too.
So I don't write about things other than Jesus on this blog very often. And there's a reason. I want you to think that I'm super-spiritual, that I only think about Jesus and the Bible and God day and night and day and night. But I'm gonna be honest with you: that's not all I… Continue reading Why I Can’t Always Write About Jesus…and Why I Love the MCU
It was a little past midnight. Unable to go to sleep because I had taken a four-hour nap earlier in the day, I pulled out my Bible. I've been a little lax, to put it mildly, on Scripture reading in recent months, so I've decided to go back to my favorite chapters in the Bible… Continue reading Do We Have It All Wrong About ‘Prosperity Teaching’?
One of the marriage clichés I've heard a lot of in these last couple months is that marriage is not a 50-50 proposition, it's 100-100. You don't give 50 percent of yourself and the other person gives the same amount. You both give everything you've got. As I was talking about this idea with my… Continue reading We’re All Like iPhones. We Need Re-Charging Every Once in a While.