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Musings: If Jesus weren't straight

The Christian church of believers was first formed during the book of Acts, immediately following the four gospels that chronicle the life and ministry of Jesus. 1,519 more words

Immaculate Conception: A Socratic Dialogue Pt. 2

It occurs to me that these dialogues may have and likely will misportray the width and breadth of evangelical Protestantism. I defend myself by claiming that it is nigh-on to impossible to accurately portray the width and breadth of Evangelicalism since it is more a loose group of diverse movements instead of a single movement. 654 more words

Catholicism

The Predator

Regarding the following post, I would like the reader to know that I have only ever told a few individuals about this situation.  However, I have never told any person the full details of what occurred because I was ashamed of myself.  1,773 more words

Christianity

Church PTSD - one year later

One year ago, professor and author, Scot McKnight was kind enough to post something I had written. I had written it out of great frustration over the many articles I was reading about the importance of attending church. 795 more words

Church

WHAT IS HISTORY FOR? MORE THOUGHTS ON THE A.P. HISTORY CONTROVERSY

The recent controversy in Oklahoma over the teaching of Advanced Placement (A.P.) U.S. History has brought lots of heat among some. It has also, though, brought some thoughtful reflections from Robert Tracy McKenzie, historian at Wheaton College, IL. 86 more words

History

Begin with Beauty, Not the Beast!

Bono is known to have uttered a phrase that has challenged church-like folk to be less about opposing and more about embracing the good. It was something like this, … 710 more words

Beauty

Dr. Rosaria Butterfield, Reactionaries, Sexuality, etc., etc.

I rarely write about homosexuality or sexuality in general because there’s little to actually write about, I think. The vernacular of the debate is still unstable and often arbitrary and I have little interest in sexual ethics as a field to begin with. 545 more words

Catholicism