How I Changed My Mind About Evolution

No, this is not a blog about how I changed my mind about evolution, however it is a blog about a book containing essays from many well known and well respected evangelicals about how they changed their mind about evolution. This book, edited by Kathryn Applegate and J.B. Stump contains a numerous amount of essaysContinue reading “How I Changed My Mind About Evolution”

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My Thoughts on “Nonviolent Action”

Erin Dufault-Hunter, professor at Fuller Theological Seminary, recently wrote: Many Mennonites shirk the label “evangelical,” especially as it often associates us with US Christians who narrate their relationship to the nation-state quite differently than we do. But most recently my tiny adopted tradition has become cool; nonviolence has become fashionable (and God help us ifContinue reading “My Thoughts on “Nonviolent Action””

The Gospel According to Levi’s (or Dockers)

Levis vs. Dockers. This is a tale of two pairs of pants. Or better yet two kinds of Christians who tend to wear two kinds of pants. In one corner you have the skinny jean wearing, tattoo flaunting, hipster eye-glassed, latte sipping Christians who think that “the Kingdom deeds good deeds done by good peopleContinue reading “The Gospel According to Levi’s (or Dockers)”

Why We Won’t Need the Government Anymore (Maybe)

Anarchy – the government is unnecessary, undesirable, or harmful. On one end of the spectrum of anarchism you have some people who hold that the government is a necessary evil, on the other end of the spectrum you have those who believe that the government is an unnecessary evil that we need to eliminate asContinue reading “Why We Won’t Need the Government Anymore (Maybe)”

Recommended books on Christ and Culture

If you are looking for some books on the interaction between Christianity and Culture here are some I definitely recommend. D.A. Carson – Known more for his exegetical prowess than his cultural engagement, but in recent years he has entered the arena of “Christ and Culture”. Carson, D. A. Christ and Culture Revisited. Eerdmans, 2008.Continue reading “Recommended books on Christ and Culture”

Book Review – The Suffering and Victorious Christ by Richard Mouw and Douglas Sweeney

Richard Mouw and Douglas Sweeney, The Suffering and Victorious Christ: Toward a More Compassionate Christology, Baker, 2013, 108pp. As evangelical Christians become more and more aware of the fact that Christian theology is not simply a western endeavor we will begin to so see more and more interaction between American Evangelical theology and Non-Western theology, inContinue reading “Book Review – The Suffering and Victorious Christ by Richard Mouw and Douglas Sweeney”

Honor thy Mother(land) and thy Father(land)

“America is not God’s nation. Let me make this clear… America is not the new Israel, nor is it a Christian nation. What the Old Testament does do is critiques the massive wave of Christian support for America’s unbridled militarism. Such alligance is misplaced; such support is unbiblical…..Seing America’s military strength as the hope ofContinue reading “Honor thy Mother(land) and thy Father(land)”

Fuller Seminary Announces a New President (Minus the White Smoke)

Sorry Roman Catholics, Fuller Theological Seminary has beat you to the punch. They have announced what many consider to be one of the most important positions for Evangelicals to hold, and no its not the Papacy, its the presidency of Fuller Seminary. After the unanimous election of Mark Labberton as Fuller’s 5th president the seminaryContinue reading “Fuller Seminary Announces a New President (Minus the White Smoke)”