Allegiance Matters

Anger in the streets, a city dedicated to peace by force, public beatings, and rights denied–Paul and Silas’ struggles in Philippi reveal a way to live the gospel.

Remembering the Poor during a Plague [Contagious Rumination]

We are living through a plague. ‘Plague’ is my favorite term for this sickness. Calling the virus SARS-CoV-2 or the disease COVID-19 is too technical and sterile, and it also gives off a false air […]

“Gospel Allegiance”, Kanye West, & Pharisees [Course Reverie]

I arrived at my Theology on Church and Culture class a few minutes late this last week, but I walked into an excited conversation about the importance of Kanye West’s conversion. There seemed to be […]

Why Don’t Christians Question the Bible? [Common Thought]

Each morning my boys read to us a chapter of the Bible out loud. One is reading through the Old Testament and the other through the New Testament. This often spurs on questions and conversations […]

Klyne Snodgrass’ “Who God Says You Are: A Christian Understanding of Identity” [Book Review]

There are few subjects that all people everywhere struggle with, but identity is one of them. As basic a human need as water, food, and sleep, a person must have an identity. As philosophy, social […]

Are we all doomed to be German (white males!) in theology? [Course Reverie]

This last week’s class got into the influences of Rudolf Bultmann and Paul Tillich. We talked about their personal projects and how the political aspects of their theologies before, between, and after the World Wars. […]