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The Peterson Predicament and LifeWay's Peculiar Policies

Last week, the news broke that Eugene Peterson, author of The Message, (a popular mutilation paraphrase of the Bible) has, for quite some time, held the position that there’s nothing wrong with homosexuality, that he was on staff at a church that considered hiring a homosexual minister of music, and that he would perform a homosexual wedding if asked. 500 more words


Eugene and Me: What I Learned from the Man Behind The Message

Author’s Preface: Eugene Peterson, the acclaimed writer, poet, pastor, and translator of The Message Bible, has been the topic of conversation the last couple days. If you have not heard anything and would like a quick summary, his literary agency has a short statement… 1,190 more words


12 Verses from the Message That Just Give Life

The King James Version of the Holy Bible is incomparable. It has its shortcomings, chief of which is the older English that is sometimes hard to understand, but it also retains what my cousin calls “the power in the Word.” 126 more words

Published Articles

Love Alone Is Worth the Fight

Imagine there was someone who would fight for you. He would fight with you and for you regardless of the wrong you did or the right you did. 319 more words


Romans 12:1-2

“So here’s what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary life—your sleeping, eating, going-to-work, and walking-around life—and place it before God as an offering. 87 more words

How it all started...

So, I connected with a friend I knew from college today. Something just brought her to mind. So, I messaged her via social media. We spoke via video chat and I found out that she had been feeling very discouraged and she was looking for answers to the big life questions. 1,190 more words


New Life!

So we’re not giving up. How could we! Even though on the outside it often looks like things are falling apart on us, on the inside, where…

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