November 22, 2017

Archives for July 2007

Letters to a Friend 3: God Above Theology?

Letters to a Friend is a series of posts responding to some recent comments of a Christian friend regarding theology, divisions and debates. Previous letters: Division and Infallibilty. Friend says, “I reject the claims of various (evangelical) Christian groups to be infallible, right about everything and all other Christians except themselves wrong. This makes the […]

Coffee Cup Apologetics 15

“Responding to the most difficult question you will ever hear: Will God punish people forever in hell?” Coffee Cup Apologetics now has its own website: ccapologetics.wordpress.com All the episodes of Coffee Cup Apologetics are now on iTunes. I’m working to get the logo up and a few other tweaks. Go to iTunes and search for […]

Letters to a Friend 2: Infallibility

Letters to a Friend is a series of posts responding to some recent comments of a Christian friend regarding theology, divisions and debates. Friend says, “I reject the claims of various (evangelical) Christian groups to be infallible, right about everything and all other Christians except themselves wrong. This makes the entire business of theological debate […]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #67

Hello Phil. Evangelicals and Celebrity. A church visit review. The Berean approach to authority. Internet Monk Radio is on iTunes Podcasts for free. Search for Monk. The Internet Monk Radio Podcast is brought to you by The Theology Program. Walking Together Ministries.

Yaconelli Tribute

As a young youth minister, no one influenced me more with his HONESTY and his JESUS than Mike Yaconelli. He would have been 65 years old today. I miss him and his messy spirituality. He was responsible for much of the good – and some of the bad- that’s happened in evangelicalism the last 20 […]

Letters to a Friend: Divisions

Letters to a Friend is a series of posts responding to some recent comments of a Christian friend regarding theology, divisions and debates. Friend says, “I reject the claims of various (evangelical) Christian groups to be infallible, right about everything and all other Christians except themselves wrong. This makes the entire business of theological debate […]

Riffs: 07:28:07: Brant Hansen and Celebrity Sinners

Brant Hansen- the best blogger in the world (Take that so-called best bloggers!)- riffs on Gary Smalley’s revelation that he didn’t have it all together. As Brant says, “Don’t let it happen again.” Hansen points out that Christians are much better responding to sin in theory and sin in the past than with person’s actual […]

Mainline Churches: We’re Having a Moment Here

In Appreciation for Bishop William Willimon. UPDATE: C’mon people. I am not insulting mainline churches. If I say that, in GENERAL, mainlines are more liberal than many evangelicals are comfortable with, that isn’t discounting all the many, many good things I’ve always praised. If I’m offending you with this proposal, then forget about it and […]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #66

A Pile on Pastore. Evangelicals can’t like anything. Christ centered view of the Bible and legalism. Internet Monk Radio is on iTunes Podcasts for free. Search for Monk. The Internet Monk Radio Podcast is brought to you by The Theology Program.

Riffs: 07:23:07: Religion: A Test of Faith by Amy Welborn

Riffs are posts launching off from good work from other bloggers. The inimitable Amy Welborn reviews and reacts to the first person story of an LA Times religion reporter who lost his evangelicalism, Catholicism and, eventually, faith entirely as a result of what he saw on the religion beat. Clergy scandals figure prominently in the […]