About Me

Isn’t It Time To Be Helpful?

My phone rings at least once a month with someone asking me about starting their blog. The best piece of advice I know to give is “be consistent.” But I haven’t been consistent recently. I could blame my failed hard drive, a busy travel season with lots of speaking, other writing projects, preparing for Holy […]

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Rescue Your Dying Theology

Christianity will soon experience the death of “theology”…well, kinda sorta. A Quick Story: Twenty-years ago a friend of mine decided to get a Ph.D, in theology. His seminary professor told him, “Begin to learn German as soon as possible.” That’s exactly what he did. The advice from his professor was solid because an enormous corpus […]

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Winning Football, Misreading Scripture, and The Only Child Myth

You know Christianity is deeply embedded in a culture when professional quarterbacks are talking theology in public. You may have missed it if you don’t care about American football (what we call Handegg at my church), but last Sunday the Seattle Seahawks won a dramatic, overtime comeback victory against the Green Bay Packers. The comeback […]

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