A Parable of the Shrewd Manager
Oct23

A Parable of the Shrewd Manager

What would Jesus’ strange parable of the Shrewd Manager sound like if he told it today? Here’s JR.’s reimagined take on Luke 16:1-9.

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The Skeletons in God’s Closet by Joshua Ryan Butler
Oct14

The Skeletons in God’s Closet by Joshua Ryan Butler

What aspects of Christianity make it hard for you to really, fully follow Jesus? Maybe it’s how the Church treats LGBT people. Or a congregation’s attitude toward women in ministry. Maybe it’s Bible’s complicated, complex history of transmission, and the way texts are handled by some denominations. Or maybe there are some foundational doctrines that just give you the willies. Doctrines that, if you look too closely at them, it’ll...

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Four Paradigm Shifts in How I Read the Bible (guest post by Brian LePort)
Sep09

Four Paradigm Shifts in How I Read the Bible (guest post by Brian LePort)

In recent weeks there have been several events that have made me think back on some important paradigm shifts in how I read the Bible including being asked by a friend to list some important books that have changed my life, the events in Ferguson, MO, the refuge crisis at our own boarder, the reaction of Fundamentalists to Michael Gungor and company confessing that they don’t read the Bible like Fundamentalists, and the...

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Christian Classics (Guest post by Brian LePort)
Aug05

Christian Classics (Guest post by Brian LePort)

What makes a book a Christian Classic?

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The Dove (Jonah Reimagined)
Jul15

The Dove (Jonah Reimagined)

What would the story of Jonah sound like if it happened today?

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Good Friday Regicide
Apr18

Good Friday Regicide

Thank God the king faced his murder with confidence.

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