I had a deeply transcendent experience at this show last night. I cannot describe it any other way than to call it the communal worship I've been longing to have for so many years. No not worship of the band or Bono. Worship of God, a celebration of the human experience, of unity and justice. … Continue reading U2: A worship service.
If tomorrow, I were to come out in some public fanfare of a way saying I affirmed same-sex relationships, a few things would probably happen: People would assume I've forsaken the Bible and God and given authority to my emotions. 2. I possibly would lose my job. 3. I would be barred from working in many religious … Continue reading Sexuality and condemnation
Let's not pass the inerrancy thing by because it says everything about how we treat the Bible and truth itself: Here's the thing. If I were to write on Facebook that God has spoken to me and declared that all my posts on Facebook are authoritative and inerrant (without error) you would have some serious … Continue reading What if I told you my Facebook posts were inerrant?
The other day I watched Twitter have a passionate discussion about a photograph the senior faculty members of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary shared online. What was meant to be to be a silly photo of a bunch of old white men acting like "rappers" quickly became a dialogue about race. Social media users began to … Continue reading I’m a Progressive Christian, and I’ve taken one of those racist Baptist Seminary photos.
I finished 13 Reasons Why this eve. It's probably one of the fastest series I've ever watched. Things like this always devastate me. Any depiction of the darkness of High School always breaks me. This was one of the most honest depictions of what your kids go through. I think it's incredibly important for parents … Continue reading 13 Reasons Why
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B4wQ3Vl8xOw Being a Christian that is actively engaged in the realm of politics can be a constant state of frustration. Constantly you see your Savior used as a mechanism to convince people to support a wide array of policies. You see your Savior used to justify actions that he passionately stood against. You see men … Continue reading My Dream President (A response to Jerry Falwell, Jr. )