|   Nov 6, 2017   |  

Why Church Shootings Don’t Intimidate the Church

Today I have a piece in The Washington Post reflecting on the tragic shooting that took place yesterday at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. Here’s an excerpt: While millions of other Christians were singing hymns or opening their Bibles or… Read More

  |   Oct 31, 2017   |  

A Reformation Day for American Christianity

October 31, 2017, is, of course, the 500th anniversary of the onset of the Protestant Reformation, started with Augustinian monk Martin Luther’s 95 theses against the practices of the Catholic Church of his era. Most American evangelicals will probably not… Read More

  |   Oct 19, 2017   |  

What I’m Reading

Every once in a while, I give a report here on what I’m currently reading. Keep in mind; this is not (necessarily) an endorsement of these books, just a note on what’s on my nightstand at the moment. These are… Read More

  |   Oct 4, 2017   |  

Are You “Struggling” With Sin?

Yesterday I noted on social media how frustrated I am with the common evangelical lingo of saying, “I’m struggling with…” fill in the blank with some persistent sin, anything from gossip to jealousy to pornography. I suppose there’s probably been… Read More