Hi-hi! This is just a short reminder that the ministry is alive and well on both Facebook and Twitter! There are several ways to connect: (1) the buttons near the top of the right-hand column of the main web page (2) Mike’s page on Facebook itself (3) Mike’s Twitter feed Don’t be shy to join in and/or share. As I’ve… Continue reading Social Media Reminders
We are people of unpresumptuous faith. We are everywhere. And we are not interested in perpetuating your unnecessary suffering. +MSH
At first blush, it appears the Interwebz are crawling with religious articles that beg to be picked apart. And no, I don’t mean articles written in the 1970s, or five years ago, or even last year.
Today’s lucky contestant is Dale Martin, a professor of religious studies featured in an article published this very Thursday, September 18, about new ideas as to the “real reasons” behind Jesus’ crucifixion for Newsweek. Mr. Martin, sir, please come on down.
There’s a threat to the gospel, and I’m going to call it “Biblish.” It’s the concept that one’s own understanding of Scripture is the only understanding of Scripture, or even that it is God’s own view of Scripture. If you’ve not encountered this, congratulations and do everything you can to keep yourself unstained by it.… Continue reading The “Biblish” Bias
Congratulations, America: you are on the verge of implosion. For better or worse, a country is no greater than its citizens, and thousands of citizens are now being legally exiled, not for being criminal, or volatile, or even for being “illegal,” but for being hungry. “Wait…for being hungry?” Yes. In a brash move only fit… Continue reading Where Should Homeless People Go?
‘With the loyal you show yourself loyal; with the blameless you show yourself blameless; with the pure you show yourself pure; and with the crooked you show yourself perverse.’ -Ps. 18:25-26 When in childhood, one of my favorite character groups was that of “PEANUTS.” I’m sure I spent a decent amount of time watching the… Continue reading The Storehouse Gospel