God does not fit in the box of your five-point tradition.

A brief exchange with a friend about five-point Calvinism ended with them stating: I wouldn’t think of calvinism as putting God in a box. Quite the contrary, actually. I think it magnifies the supremacy and sovereignty of God. I am not a huge fan of the Calvinist title. Calvin didn’t like it from what I … More God does not fit in the box of your five-point tradition.

Because Millwall

“The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.” –Chesterton Ten to one odds, the old man in the bar was Millwall too…the older person that Mr. Larner, the ‘Lion of London Bridge,’ mentioned in his interview. That was part of his … More Because Millwall

Hashtags, Prayers, and Progressive Fundamentalists: A Lesson from Sister Simone –

Had the honor of guest posting on a friend’s blog on Patheos. You can link it here. Excerpt: As a religion scholar and now a philosophy student I have given some serious consideration to what ‘fundamentalism’ actually means. If the term is to be useful at all, it cannot be merely an insult; it must … More Hashtags, Prayers, and Progressive Fundamentalists: A Lesson from Sister Simone –

The Nation-State of Israel and the Place of Our Hypocrisy (1)

I am so sick of progressive Christians pointing out hypocrisy that simply doesn’t exist on a large scale. Are there some conservative “Christians” that fight abortion tooth and nail but do nothing to help single moms, sure. But there are countless conservative Christians deeply committed to helping the poor and the powerless. As I have … More The Nation-State of Israel and the Place of Our Hypocrisy (1)