June 2013

An Atheist Monument To?

June 29, 2013
Atheist Monument

The American Atheists unveiled a public monument in Florida today and have plans to build more around the country. When I first heard this story I wondered, a monument to what? To no-god? To non-belief? Monuments usually stand for something, not for not-something. Wouldn’t it be more appropriate to erect a monument to science, or […]

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Why Are/Aren’t You An Evangelical Christian?

June 28, 2013
Evangelical Christian?

The title of this post is an honest question that I’d like to hear your answer to: why are you or why aren’t you an evangelical Christian? What does the term “evangelical Christian” mean to you? Is it a useful distinction that clarifies theological positions, or is it merely a word that furthers divisiveness? If […]

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Review: Help Me Be: Praying in Poems

June 27, 2013
Help Me Be

Help Me Be: Praying in Poems by Dale Fredrickson is a thoughtful collection of modern psalms. Fredrickson takes inspiration from Walter Brueggemann’s Praying the Psalms, dividing this collection into three parts: Orientation (Or, Life is Good), Disorientation (Or, Life is Not Good) and New Orientation (or Life is Good Again). The poems function as prayers […]

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Hiatus

June 5, 2013

It’s summer and I’m taking a bit of a hiatus from the blog. I’ll be back in a few weeks with some very big announcements! Till then …

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