Category Archives: Apologetics

Jesus may love you, but we sure don’t…

I’m sorry. I was eavesdropping on a conversation at Starbucks. Two men were talking behind my back, one much louder than the other. As Loud Man trespassed my sonic space box, I heard him say, “I lit him up!” Tell … Continue reading

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The Myth of “the Average Church”

“Ewww. This is nasty! Try some!” We all have that one friend, don’t we? And if we also have a smidge of morbid curiosity, we’ve joined them in one too many misadventures. It’s kind of funny when we’re visiting an ethnic … Continue reading

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Meditation on a Christmas Massacre

The problem with writing about a mass shooting in the USA is that before you can say anything worthwhile, there will be another one. Are we surprised? Do we feel it anymore? We haven’t been able to blush for a … Continue reading

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So You’re Done with Church…

What is church? Who knows anymore? We all know it’s not a building, it’s people (even if we refer to some buildings as “churches” in our colloquial shorthand). But whatever else church is, one thing’s clear: plenty of people are done with … Continue reading

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Jesus and Homosexuality

It’s truly one of the most ignorant statements I’ve read this year. And I’ve read some doozeys. I’ve actually read this statement many times before, and there was a time when I agreed with it. But then a patient pastor friend … Continue reading

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