I spent this past week explaining that saying God has given Christianity a masculine feel is like saying 'God has given America a Capitalist feel'. It was the point of my post "Bananas, Bullies and the Bible - you can't start in the middle." I never struggle to believe in God. I believe in the … Read more about Horse Gods – C.S. Lewis, Xenophanes and John Piper’s blaspheme
It is clear that there are 3 predominant Christianities in place in Canada & America. Prophetic Christianity - critiquing the empire Therapeutic Christianity - chaplains to the empire Messianic Christianity - escaping everything (including the empire) through utopian visions Nowhere … Read more about Preaching Happiness
Roger Olson posted an excellent article by Mike Clawson on his blog last week. It was about the fundamentalist roots of evangelicalism and their contemporary implications. In the comments (and Roger always has tons of comments) Olson reminded everyone of an article he wrote 12 years ago for … Read more about There is no Evangelical Orthodoxy
In recent weeks both Tim Tebow and Marc Driscoll have been hot button topics of conversation in my circles. The whole thing peaked this week when Tebow was knocked out of the playoffs and Driscol was interviewed on a popular British radio show. In the Driscoll interview (he was going after the … Read more about Jesus loves you … some more than others?