Theology

Theology

Reading the Bible for Dummies

I’m going to out myself right now… I’m a bible reading newb… which is embarrassing considering I’ve owned a bible pretty well since the day I came into this world. I’ve had too many bibles to count through my climb up the Sunday school ladder. They have had pictures, student […]

Theology

Worship wars: can we cross the great divide?

Remember the great “Worship Wars” of the ’90s and early ’00s? On one side, drum kits were demonized, on the other, organs were considered passé. Thus, a great, seemingly  uncrossable, chasm formed between the generations. Some of the arguments were theological in nature, while others focused on musical preferences. And […]

Theology

What Jesus really says about money

Christian conversations about money often sound like good advice from a wealthy, moral — albeit secular — uncle. But in reality, Jesus said some truly outrageous things about money. The majority of His ethics and parables on the subject took the focus off money altogether, and instead re-focused His listeners […]