Category Archives: Theology

Final Post on Inerrancy Up at Wineskins

Just posted the final installment on inerrancy (midnight snack). Here are links to the entire series: first (appetizer) second (entree) third (dessert) fourth (coffee) fifth (midnight snack)

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Third and Fourth Posts on Inerrancy Up at Wineskins

Just posted the third (dessert) and fourth (coffee) installments of a five-part series on inerrancy over at Wineskins.

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Second Post Up at Wineskins on Inerrancy

Just posted the second of a five-part series on inerrancy over at Wineskins.

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New Post Up at Wineskins on Inerrancy

Just posted the first of a five-part series on inerrancy over at Wineskins.

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On Story: Leadership and Family

Several years ago, I wrote a review on Donald Miller’s A Million Miles in a Thousand Years: What I Learned While Editing My Life. Miller is also the author of Blue Like Jazz: Nonreligious Thoughts on Christian Spirituality. A Million Miles … Continue reading

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On Story: Three Smooth Stones

Let’s talking about congregational leadership. I will, once again, shamelessly rip off the writings of Mark Love, this time from a post “Three Smooth Stones: Action-Reflection-Articulation.” What he describes is absolutely typical of every church everywhere:

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On Story: On Living a Bigger Story, by Mark Love

So I’ve been wandering all over the intellectual plain to say this: We need a better story. Our churches need better stories. And we individually and as families need better stories. We church leaders need to learn how to tell … Continue reading

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On Story: Further on Revelation

I give myself away, I’m sure, as a mathematician by training. That’s my undergraduate degree, and the emphasis was on theoretical mathematics — the best kind. And so I know that logic and reason necessarily trace back to certain starting … Continue reading

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On Story: Revelation’s Story

Let’s consider another story. A very true story. It goes like this. God created the heavens and the earth. He created out of nothing, indeed, solely by and through his Word, his Logos. And he sustains the world and all … Continue reading

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On Story: A Critique of the Enlightenment’s Story

Again, not all Enlightenment ideals are false. Some are only partly false. Some are quite true. Some are true but only if understood in a different context. The natural human tendency is to be overly binary — that is, to … Continue reading

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