This is a stunning statistic: There have been more mass shootings than days in this year. As of December 1 (day 335), there were 385 mass shootings that took place in the US. In the last 72 hours, two more have occurred at naval bases. Which immediately reminded me of an interesting detail from the … Continue reading Advent & Original Sin
My assumption was that, during an asthma attack, the core issue is that you can't breathe--hang with me--specifically that you can't inhale. The airway constricts leaving the sufferer unable to breathe in the oxygen that is required to keep them, well, alive.
One of the things I love most about the Bible is that after almost thirty-eight years it continues to surprise me.
This week I talk with Terry Shoemaker about the culture wars, and the problem of labels in religion and politics. Listen to "Terry Shoemaker, the Culture Wars, & the Failure of Labels." on Spreaker.
It's finally here! Episode Zero of my new podcast, The Space Between, is now online. In this initial episode I talk about faith, the Bible, and why movement is inherent within the Christian Tradition.
I bet I know what you're thinking. You're probably thinking that I'm a few weeks too early with my New Year's greeting. And there are twenty days left until the ball drops and we all celebrate the rolling over of the calendar into 2018. Yet, in the Christian Tradition, the New Year has already begun. Advent, … Continue reading Happy New Year!
When you broach the subject of faith and politics (like I did here and here), it tends to lead to more questions about how these two realms (for lack of a better word) interact. For many people the question is should they even interact at all? Can't we just keep God and our politics in … Continue reading God Meets Politics, part one: Render Unto Caesar