Happy Good Friday! Umm, I mean.... Of course the day marking Jesus' crucifixion ain't exactly as fun as flowers, Easter hams and egg hunts, but it's a necessary path to it. After all, there's no resurrection - however you understand that - without it. In that light, we're sharing an interview we … Read more about Trump v Anonymous and Killing Jesus (Again)
Ahead of the Great Debacle this Saturday, I find myself in an interesting place. On the surface, it is fairly obvious that I would agree more with Jones on what he believes about the events of Good Friday. Much of what Jones says about the crucifixion and its implication (atonement) are solidly … Read more about The Function Of Good Friday
We talked about the dangers of a penal substitution theory of atonement yesterday. I want to thank everyone who shared, retweeted, emailed and commented. The sincerity and the level of interest were very encouraging to me - as was the level of pushback. It reminds me of exactly how much all of this … Read more about What About Isaiah 53?
Exploring historic atonement theories during Lent has been eye-opening. At one of the gatherings of my church, atonement theories have fueled our conversations the past 6 weeks (you can listen here). I have to come to appreciate both the complexity and the beauty that has gone into these attempts … Read more about One Thing That Did Not Happen On Good Friday: PSA