What happens when an Episcopal priest Jeremy Lucas sets out to win an AR-15 in a raffle for a kids' softball team fundraiser and gets it? What's more, how do people - particularly Christians - react to his plans for the gun? Oh, and did I mention the the money used to buy the raffle tickets came … Read more about Guns, Narcissists and What Being Human Means
W. Paul Young on the Creative Process, Theology, and Being One of the Highest-Selling Authors in History
This week's episode was recorded in the youth group room at First Christian Church in downtown Portland. To start things off, Jordan talks about being the Marv Marinovich of comedy by relentlessly pushing his daughter to be funnier while Christian embraces the black magic that is naturopathic … Read more about W. Paul Young on the Creative Process, Theology, and Being One of the Highest-Selling Authors in History
Jesus tells his disciples to sell their bags and buy swords. Why? And why then does he reprimand Peter for using a blade at the moment when it seemed to be most appropriate? Was Jesus being inconsistent? Did he change his mind in the moment? Was it a test? Did he set Peter up to fail? Why did he … Read more about Jesus and His (S)words
I'm trying to wrap my mind around this understanding of God: God is powerful enough to stop school shootings. But God can't get a hall pass – so everyone's S.O.L. If school shootings happen because God isn't allowed in school, either: a. the damned liberals are more powerful than God, or b. … Read more about Guns don’t kill people. Liberals kill people.