I read a lot. Periodically people ask me what I’m reading—and why. So I thought I would share with those who are interested what books have been on my nightstand—or what books I’ve been listening to as I’ve biked my way along the canal. Read more
Our stories are precious things. They flow through us—and out of us—in rivulets of nouns and verbs and all the other fragments of human speech that give life its form. Language is how we enter the world—both literally as well as figuratively. The Christian Bible tells us that “by the word of the Lord” creation was given shape and purpose. Read more
Could we talk?
I mean, there’s already been a lot of chatter about this year’s theatrical release of 50 Shades of Grey. And by “chatter” I mean my social media newsfeeds have been clogged with various reactions to the film. Read more
“Who do you say that I am?”
Jesus originally posed this question to His closest followers, but it’s a question that is as timeless as it is timely. Jesus is arguably the most recognizable figure of all human history—though He’s also the least understood.
Christianity affirms that the best and truest stories about Jesus come from the four “gospels” contained in the Bible. Like all ancient biographies, the four gospels were intended to be read as reliable history. But they were also written to invoke faith in the heart of the reader. For Christians, the four gospels are the measuring stick by which we evaluate all other stories about Jesus. Read more
Aight. If you’ve just crawled out from under a rock, you’re hearing a lot of buzz around Phil Robertson, one of the stars of A&E’s popular reality show Duck Dynasty. In an interview with Gentlemen’s Quarterly, Robertson expressed his opposition to homosexuality on the basis of scripture. A&E has since suspended his contract. Read more
These are questions 5 & 6 texted/tweeted from our most recent “College Sunday” at Tri-State Fellowship.
What are the legal implications for churches who deny marriage to homosexual couples? Read more
Question 3: Why do people say that Jesus never said anything about homosexuality? Read more
Thanks for reading. This series looks at some of the questions tweeted/texted in during last Sunday’s discussion on homosexuality. You can read yesterday’s question here: “Can you be both gay and Christian?” Read more
This series of posts is designed to address some of the questions texted/tweeted during the message at Tri-State Fellowship entitled: “It Gets Better: The Gospel and Homosexuality.”
Can you be both gay and Christian? Read more