In All Things Necessary To Our Salvation

(picture found here) This is a follow up to a post I wrote recently about biblical inerrancy. It’s a clarification of sorts, or at least an elaboration on what I do and do not believe about the Bible and why. I am an ordained elder in and lifetime member of the Church...

Blogmatics: The Existence Of God

This is the first part of a new series I’m calling Blogmatics. It’s an attempt on my part to lay out as best I can in as brief a manner as I can all the theological assumptions behind my blog posts.   Why? Is there any question more fundamental to the human...

The Bible Isn’t Perfect And It Says So Itself

If you blog long enough, someone will eventually call you a heretic. Self-appointed orthodoxy watchdogs plague the internet almost as much as porn. Say something outside their particular theological tradition and they’ll damn your soul to an eternity in hell as fast...

Blogmatics: Hell

This is the thirteenth part of a series I’m calling Blogmatics. It’s an attempt on my part to lay out as best I can in as brief a manner as I can all the theological assumptions behind my blog posts. This post is adopted for two previous posts I have written on hell...

Blogmatics: The Ordination Of Women

This is the eleventh part of a series I’m calling Blogmatics. It’s an attempt on my part to lay out as best I can in as brief a manner as I can all the theological assumptions behind my blog posts. This particular post is adapted from a post that originally appeared...

Blogmatics: The Cost Of Discipleship

This is the twelfth part of a series I’m calling Blogmatics. It’s an attempt on my part to lay out as best I can in as brief a manner as I can all the theological assumptions behind my blog posts. As is true for so many others, Dietrich Bonhoeffer has had a profound...