Category Archives: Theology

Why The Bible DOES NOT Forbid Homosexuality

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I want to dedicate this post to Dr. Kevin Neuhouser, my friend and mentor, who one day told me never to read the Bible like a fundamentalist because so many liberal LGB/TQqi-friendly Christians do, and he totally gave me the … Continue reading

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James H. Cone Re-Post

Ever since my parents and I watched an interview with James Cone on Charlie Rose, I have boasted about his incredible ideas.  Please listen to this Iconocast and read Cone’s books.  He is so awesome! http://www.jesusradicals.com/wp-content/iconocast/s2e30-iconocast.mp3 Listen to this and … Continue reading

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Resurrecting Paul Part 3: Don’t Do As the Romans Do

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The Apostle Paul lived in the Roman Empire. In the Roman Empire, a hierarchy existed between Rome and the nations. In English Bibles, the Greek word for “nations” is almost always translated as “Gentiles”. This enforces a hierarchy between Judean … Continue reading

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Love Wins Over Mean, Crazy, Famous People

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I finally got my hands on a copy of Rob Bell’s Love Wins. Needless to say, it was awesome. I read it last weekend and loved it. Many conservative evangelicals criticized it pre-release. They continued to harp on it following … Continue reading

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“The Gates of Hell Will Not Overcome” Part 3: A Funeral for Heaven and Hell

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On the eve of the Bolshevik Revolution, the Russian Orthodox Church held a meeting to discuss and argue over the proper, faithful types of vestments priests should wear during worship. Little did they know that in the coming years they … Continue reading

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“The Gates of Hell Will Not Overcome” Part 2: Luke’s Justice

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Ostensibly, Mark Driscoll preaches the Bible and only the Bible. He gives sophistication to the old catchphrase, “The Bible says it; I believe it; and that settles it.” Nonetheless, if Mark’s sermon on Heaven and Hell was an essay, I … Continue reading

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“The Gates of Hell Will Not Overcome” Part 1: Mark Driscoll

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One of the goofball conundrums in evangelical circles involves the issue of accountability. Since Protestantism grew out of rejecting the Catholic hierarchy and evangelicalism, especially non-denominational churches, grew out of resisting mainline Protestant hierarchies and accountability structures, the question of … Continue reading

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