There is no phrase that is more misused, or more contentious, than The Word of God. We might need to take a vacation from throwing the phrase around as a tight summary until we pull it apart and clarify its multiple uses. The Word of God, when used properly, carries three layers of … Read more about W is for the Word of God (and Wesleyan Quad)
- by Bo Sanders Normally I try to be as generous, welcoming and irenic as possible. One of my favorite slogans actually comes from my venerable partner Tripp Fuller at Big Tent 1 when he said that the ‘tent’ should be big enough for every former incarnation of ourself ... but I was never a … Read more about The Pornography of Fundamentalism
I have been asked by several of my evangelical friends to both explain my position and help them to approach this conversation in a way that does not require them to disregard the Bible that they so value. I will do this as directly and effectively as I can without being dismissive. If I am too … Read more about An Evangelical Support for Same-Sex Marriage
In the latest episode of the TNT (Theology Nerd Throwdown) Tripp and I discuss the christo-centric and love-centric lens (hermeneutic) of reading the Bible. We put forward the audacious claim that if God is (at least) as nice as Jesus then you have to look at the rest of Scripture (including the … Read more about To Fear the Loving God?