Category: Commentary

PFM Crawls Out From Under Rock 3 6

PFM Crawls Out From Under Rock

Word has come that Potters Field Ministries had their Mudman hamburger truck at Canvas Church of Kalispell, Montana. I have some questions for “lead pastor” Kevin Geer… Why would you support a “ministry” that...

Things I Think... 5 33

Things I Think…

1. I think I shouldn’t have to write this…when we are discussing issues affecting the church like nationalism or CRT, we’re discussing issues, not people. I have friends and family on all different sides...

Summer Reading: Duane W.H. Arnold, PhD 7 22

Summer Reading: Duane W.H. Arnold, PhD

Summer Reading This year, owing to the pandemic, spring seemed to slide effortlessly into summer.  In terms of my summer reading, it has meant a bit of a delay in terms of my regular...

Things I Think... 9 17

Things I Think…

1. Let me simplify this…if the church and its Gospel are the only hope for humanity, I should be far more concerned about the health of the church than the sins of the culture…...

"Christian" Boogeymen: Kevin H 11 76

“Christian” Boogeymen: Kevin H

Dancing, drinking, going to the movies, playing cards, listening to rock music,….. these among others had been the taboos and boogeymen of many in fundamental/evangelical Christianity. With the exception of drinking in some circles,...

June 27, 1987: Duane W.H. Arnold, PhD 13 8

June 27, 1987: Duane W.H. Arnold, PhD

June 27, 1987 It seems as though I have been sorting, filing and organizing for months.  There have been numerous trips to Goodwill, calls to friends saying, “Would you like…” and the trash cans...

Do Not Fear? 15 19

Do Not Fear?

Some in the church have chosen to make the most repeated command in Scripture, the most divisive command in Scripture. “Do not fear” is the command I speak of. If you listen to those...

Things I Think... 17 23

Things I Think…

1. My peeps bundled me up and took me to the redwoods for the 4th. There was no cell service or internet available which may have contributed to a strange phenomena….people were friendly, co-operative,...

Exile: Duane W.H. Arnold, PhD 19 13

Exile: Duane W.H. Arnold, PhD

Exile Often in the pages of this blog, we speak of being in exile.  Yet, when we speak of this, it is often with the question of “how” we are to live this life...