Posted in January 2012

4 Locations for Theology in the 21st Century

4 Locations for Theology in the 21st Century

originally posted at Homebrewed Christianity I come from a Methodist tradition that looks to John Wesley as its founder. Wesley utilized a famous quadrilateral to talk about how we do theology. The four elements were Scripture, Tradition, Reason, and Experience. I love the quad! I am a proud descendant of Wesley and I still find … Continue reading

Job, the Gospel and Tebow

I love the controversy that surrounded Tim Tebow – I just hate what his fan do with his success.   It is irresponsible and un-Biblical. I have said before that I respect Tim and that he does not think God helps the Broncos win football games. Why I love Tim: He works incredibly hard, has an … Continue reading

White, Extremely Male and Incredibly Homophobic

I originally posted this at Homebrewed Christianity but wanted to move it over here to keep the conversation going. The news is wild these days! Its almost as if there is a cultural shift underway! Let me just highlight 4 news stories from the past weeks: 1) The Pope: Gay marriage threatens humanity’s future 2) … Continue reading

Women: Images & Identity

Women: Images & Identity

Last week I read a fantastic post by Julie Clawson. I wrote a post asking her some questions. She responded and so did Carol Howard Merritt.  Then Rachel Held Evans gave it ‘Conversation of the Week’ in the coveted Sunday Superlatives!   These 3 women great authors and speakers. I feel privilege to have them … Continue reading

Cut it out with the whole ‘Curse’ business

Cut it out with the whole ‘Curse’ business

My posts on Tim Tebow and Pat Robertson were so well received I thought I would  comment on one more incident this week. You may have heard that another football player made non-sports headlines this week when he admitted that he now believes in curses.  You can read the story of Payton Hillis here.  You … Continue reading

trying to making sense of the miraculous

trying to making sense of the miraculous

This is a re-post from a blog that I did at Homebrewed Christianity. I wanted to display here in preparation for a series of upcoming posts.  [ I have started putting posts with big words over there and more everyday stuff over here - it seems to be working]  Thank you all for your great … Continue reading