Category Archives: Theological issues

Ecclesiastes 7:13-22 Sermon (Part 1)

I preached a sermon at Seed Church on April 17, 2016.  Here is the link. One day, I was eating lunch with Phil Higley at Kidd Valley and the topic of our current sermon series at Seed Church was brought … Continue reading

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Why I still describe myself as an Evangelical Christian

Emerging out of the wild ride of a presidential election America went on, I published an article chronicling my journey with the GOP party and now my subsequent exit from it.  One of my old friend’s from college and seminary … Continue reading

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“I was an Evangelical Magazine Editor, but now I can’t defend my Evangelical Community” CT Editor Katelyn Beaty speaks out

From the pages of the “Washington Post” comes one of the more thoughtful laments I have seen from a Christian on coming to terms with the election results and everything that means with the political campaign that unfolded during the … Continue reading

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Goodbye GOP: Why Evangelicals should ditch the Republican Party for political independence

I’m a white Evangelical male and an original #nevertrumper. Before I launch into this post, I want to state from the top so that the point is incredibly clear:  I’m not asking Evangelicals to join the Democratic party.  Instead, the … Continue reading

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Not a Religion, a Relationship: Thoughts on the “Personal Savior” term

On Facebook, I was asked by my old college/seminary friend Jonathan Erdman (who blogs at Beginner’s Pen) for my thoughts on an article he posted on his wall “The Novelty of the Personal Relationship with Jesus”.  The piece was written by … Continue reading

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Dear James Dobson: Please Retire

For those who are still actually engaged with the political opinions of James Dobson, the former head of “Focus on the Family“, his statement to Pennsylvania pastor, Michael Anthony, about Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump becoming a born-again Christian has drawn a mild … Continue reading

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‘He is Risen’: Main Biblical Passages on the Resurrection

Matthew 28:1-10 Now after the Sabbath, toward the dawn of the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb.  And behold, there was a great earthquake, for an angel of the Lord … Continue reading

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