Category Archive: theology

Sesssions, I’m Calling Bull Shit on Your Understanding of Romans

Sesssions, I’m Calling Bull Shit on Your Understanding of Romans

As a follower of Jesus, I am called to love others, to accept then for who they are, to embrace the marginalized, to openly serve the poor, those in need. I am called to see no one as “illegal.” I am called to walk with those who are being treated unjustly in our world. If we are unable to treat those who enter our land with love, grace, compassion and acceptance, we need to question who we are as a nation; we need to question our faith and wonder if we are truly following the teachings of the Divine through Jesus.

 

The Death of the Evangelical Church

The Death of the Evangelical Church

I could spend days, months or even years discussing the stats. I could come-up with reasons why I think those stats are right or wrong …

 

Vital Signs

Vital Signs

What is the health of your Congregation? What are the vital signs? There’s been a great deal of conversation lately centering on an idea of being a …

 

The ONE Reason People Are Leaving The Church

The ONE Reason People Are Leaving The Church

I always get a kick out of all the articles entitled “ Reasons People Are Leaving the Church.” Over the past few weeks, I have …

 

Left Behind and Koinology

Left Behind and Koinology

The other day I wrote an article centering on the idea of the Second Coming and the whole “Left Behind” series and how centering …

 

Something About Being Left Behind

Something About Being Left Behind

NOTE: Well, it had to happen. Someone in Hollywood had to make a bad remake of a bad movie based on a book with bad …

 

The Driscoll Factor

The Driscoll Factor

With all that’s happening around Mark Driscoll and Mars Hill (MH), one could get lost in the idea that this whole event is an isolated …

 

The New Parable of a Party on the Beach

The New Parable of a Party on the Beach

As Jesus was sitting around with his first followers, several local Pastors and Elders came by to have a chat with him about how he …

 

The Parable of a Killer Party

The Parable of a Killer Party

As Jesus was sitting back at a party, one of the guests looked over at him and said, “Sure is nice to be invited to …

 

Our Weird Uncle Robin

Our Weird Uncle Robin

I’m the kind of guy who could care less about a celebrity, movie stars, TV actors, sports figures and others never had an impact on …