Tag: Jesus Christ

A Conversation with Gay/Progressive Leader Brandan Robertson

I had a most interesting conversation on Thursday with Brandan Robertson, who’s a leading spokesman for gay and progressive Christianity, on everything from the character of Jesus, to the nature of the Bible, to Christianity’s connection to slavery. Not much on homosexuality; it wasn’t one of our topics this...

Episode 2-5: A Conversation with Gay/Progressive Leader Brandan Robertson

I had a most interesting conversation on Thursday with Brandan Robertson, who is a leading spokesman for gay and progressive Christianity, on everything from the character of Jesus, to the nature of the Bible, to Christianity’s connection to slavery. Not much on homosexuality; it wasn’t one of our topics...

Episode 2-2: Grace and Truth in Heat-to-Light Conversations

Someone’s brought the heat of cultural conflict into your home or your church. Maybe it’s their own dispute with Christianity, or maybe they need your guidance on an issue they’re dealing with elsewhere. Either way, it’s got potential to be difficult, possibly even to turn hot. Heat-to-light transformations depend...

A Different Kind of Giving Tuesday Opportunity

You Can Give, Just By Spreading the Word on Social Media! The song goes, “All I want for Christmas is my two front teeth.” It’s not your normal Christmas gift request, is it? Today on Giving Tuesday I’ve got a different kind of request myself. You won’t need to...

Episode 17: ‘The Other Worldview,’ and How Jesus is So Much Greater Than You Knew

The Thinking Christian podcast is back! I’m returning with thoughts on Peter Jones’s excellent 2015 book The Other Worldview: Exposing Christianity’s Greatest Threat. There are just two worldviews, says Jones: Oneism and Twoism. Of course these two have different manifestations. “Twoism” is Jones’ term for the view that reality...

My Puzzling Problem with Too Good to be False

I’m looking for some help. Here’s the challenge I’ve been facing. It’s a good one; I’m not complaining; but it’s also a head-scratcher. I’m sure you’ve heard them (whoever “they” are) talking about “elevator pitches.” I’m supposed to come up with one for Too Good to be False: How Jesus’...