South Carolina & the Confederate Flag I’m a South Carolina transplant, having left my beloved old Kentucky home five years ago to move from one blessed place to another. Truly, we love living in South Carolina, where our days are filled with friendly folks and family adventures (swim at a beach and hike a mountain on the same day!). The … Read More
Another reason faith matters
As Wilcox notes, suicide rates tend to increase as people disengage from “society’s core institutions” like marriage and religion. As Christians, we understand that reality, because we recognize that humanity was created to live in community and in relationship with God.
SBC 2013: The Elephant Wasn’t in the Room
The SBC annual meeting is important for sustaining our Great Commission effort—important enough to merit reimagining and reinventing before we’re left grieving its demise.
For What Do We Sacrifice Our Children?
We’ve turned from the one true God and turned to the gods of convenience and choice, and so we will sacrifice anything—even what is most precious—to appease our gods.
“Titanic” Problems with Preaching Current Events
Sermons should be devoted to expounding scripture, not commenting on current events
Rob Bell pushed to the wall
There’s been lots of discussion in the evangelical blogosphere relating to Rob Bell’s new book, Love Wins. Early promotion for the book gave the impression that Bell is a universalist, but his defenders insisted we should wait until the book comes out before passing judgement. Well, the book is now out, and it looks like the early critics were pretty … Read More