Premature Thoughts on Theology—Part 1: How to Not Be Dumb

Long ago six old men lived in a village in India. Each was born blind…they listened carefully to the stories told by travelers to learn what they could about life outside the village…they were most curious about elephants. They were told that elephants could trample forests, carry huge burdens, and frighten young and old with … More Premature Thoughts on Theology—Part 1: How to Not Be Dumb

(Christian) Political Engagement in an Age of Partisan Bloodshed

  I cannot help but cringe every time I think about the immaturity I displayed during my high school and early college years toward those who did not think like me. The passive aggressiveness I displayed toward others on social media is embarrassing, and, to my regret, I still occasionally engage in these practices during … More (Christian) Political Engagement in an Age of Partisan Bloodshed

I Deleted Some Blog Posts and I Thought You Should Know

For the sake of transparency, I wanted to say that I deleted a handful of blog posts from this site that were frankly terrible. They were “Rethinking Man—What are We?” and “Understanding the Afterlife—” Parts 1 and 2 on “Hell” and “Sheol”. I have no idea what to do with anthropology, and I now reject … More I Deleted Some Blog Posts and I Thought You Should Know

Books, articles, blog posts, and websites that influenced me in 2017

I read plenty of great articles and bad books in 2017. The ones below made the cut as the best of the best and the best of the worst. In hindsight, I wish I had read more political content and practical living. Next year, I suppose! General Bible Stuff A High View of Scripture? by … More Books, articles, blog posts, and websites that influenced me in 2017