Author: Michael

Paradise Lost 5 299

Paradise Lost

I used to live in paradise. We were the pear capital of the world with acres of orchards stretching over the hills, nestled beside forests and dotted with well kept homes.   People were...

Linkathon! 7 51

Linkathon!

The end of the news… Mexican pastor and priest murdered by cartels… Al Mohler says to be human is to be a parent… Science and theology don’t have to conflict… What the church can...

Prayer & Praise 11 4

Prayer & Praise

Lord of all power and might, the author and giver of all good things: Graft in our hearts the love of your Name; increase in us true religion; nourish us with all goodness; and...

TGIF 13 11

TGIF

Today is the fifth anniversary of the last time that Charles Bowden’s hands grew cold. I would like to say that the day of his departure is being noted by people all over the...

Linkathon! 16 26

Linkathon!

Screens are changing the way we read Scripture… Village Church sued for 1,000,000 over abuse… Baptist church calls transgender pastor… Venting to the glory of God… A simple way to distinguish between fundamentalism and...

Things I Think 18 104

Things I Think

1. I think there are few things I dislike more than these “intense discipleship”  camps (Potters Field Ministries, Patmos, etc) that evangelicals are sending their young people to.     There is something I...