What is an Evangelical today? In this episode, Christian, Amy, and friends talk about evangelicals and evangelicalism. White Evangelicals were largely responsible for getting Trump elected. This seems very strange (to some of us), considering he is considered neither a Christian nor a moral person. … Read more about What is an Evangelical Today?
New Heresy: Labelianism
You've heard of Sabellianism (you might even fit the bill practically speaking), but have you heard of Labelianism? Make no mistake, this new, more pernicious, more gruesomely heretical heresy is widespread within the Christian community these days and unlike many other heresies which might be more … Read more about New Heresy: Labelianism
Why Evangelicals Hate Lent
My friend Krista Dalton tweeted yesterday morning: Was told Lent was “stupid” by a fellow Christian at school. Good reminder why I am not evangelical! I had to fes’ up to her that I used to say crap like that and I repented. So what is it about Lent that evangelicals hate so much? I have a … Read more about Why Evangelicals Hate Lent
Evangelicals sing to You
by Bo Sanders Three interesting conversations have recently merged in my little corner of the interwebs: The Republican presidential primaries have brought to the limelight some very complex subjects like race, economics, and religion that are handled with stereotypical banter, generally at … Read more about Evangelicals sing to You
Reading the Bible that tricky 3rd way
I love reading the Bible. I grew up reading it, I am passionate about studying it, and delight to preach from it whenever I get the chance. I also recognize that it is getting harder to do in our contemporary context. I am a loud critic of simple dualism (constantly contending with my Evangelical … Read more about Reading the Bible that tricky 3rd way
Why I hate religion but love Jesus & the missing ingredient
Jeff Bethke has created quite a stir with his YouTube video that begins “Jesus came to abolish religion.” Many video responses have followed (including a Muslim response) and some bloggers have meticulously attacked the logic behind his poem point-by-point. This past week he was in Time … Read more about Why I hate religion but love Jesus & the missing ingredient
HBC Top 11 Blogs of 2011
Here are the top 11 blogs of Homebrewed Christianity in 2011 : 1. Theology Nerd Book Survey 2. That’s “Too Gay” – Brian Ammons’ Banned Chapter from Baptimergent 3. Your First Steps into Biblical Universalism… 4. 31 Reasons I Left Evangelicalism and Became a Progressive But Not a … Read more about HBC Top 11 Blogs of 2011
Waking Up to Community & Empire with Marc Ellis
Dr. Marc Ellis is renowned thinker and a Jewish Liberation Theologian. In this interview with Bo & Tripp he speaks candidly about community, empire, Biblical scholarship, Israel, the Apostle Paul, Evangelics, and legendary people that he knew (like Dorothy Day). Marc Ellis is widely regarded … Read more about Waking Up to Community & Empire with Marc Ellis
Jigsaw Puzzle or House of Cards?
Here is a sweet metaphor from The Economist article 'The clouds of unknowing' last month: Whether your impression is dominated by the whole or the holes will depend on your attitude to the project at hand. You might say that some see a jigsaw where others see a house of cards. Jigsaw types have in … Read more about Jigsaw Puzzle or House of Cards?