Thinking Christian Blog

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 ...
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Streaming Live on Thursday: Conversation with LGBT Activist Pastor Brandan Robertson

Brandan Robertson is a globally prominent gay activist pastor with whom I've been exchanging emails over the past couple weeks. It's been a cordial conversation, and he and I have agreed to move to a live online video conference tomorrow ...
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Heat to Light: Our Lost Moral High Ground, and How to Begin Reclaiming It

Remember when Christianity held the moral high ground? Maybe not. Depends on how long you've been around. It sure isn't the case now, at least not in the minds of many of our contemporaries. (This post accompanies the Thinking Christian ...
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Moving From Heat to Light: Worldviews in Conflict

(You can listen to this blog post here.) Cultural conflict doesn’t come from just nowhere. Ours has been building for a while. The intensity of it comes out of Westerners' incredibly diverse worldviews, our way of seeing reality. For much ...
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Heat to Light 2: Grace and Truth

(This post accompanies my latest podcast, Episode 2-2, Grace and Truth in Heat-to-Light Conversations.) I'm continuing today with my extended series on "Heat to Light: From Cultural Conflict to Spiritual Transformation." (That title is still a bit in flux, but ...
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From Heat to Light: Transforming the Heat of Cultural Controversy Into the Light of Spiritual Growth

We're in a new season in American Christianity, with unprecedented heat falling upon believers. With it I'm now announcing a new season of equipping here at Thinking Christian. I'm titling it "From Heat to Light: Transforming the Heat of Cultural ...
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Cincinnati-Dayton Apologetics Meetup March 20!

Greetings! If you live in or near southwest Ohio, you're invited to the first Cincinnati-Dayton area apologetics fellowship gathering, 10 am March 20, online via Zoom. This is the first of many gatherings. [button] We'll meet in person after this ...
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This Week! Presenting a Strictly Bible-Centered Case for the Truth of the Resurrection (Without Circular Fallacies)

This might be a completely new case for the Resurrection. I could be wrong on that; I haven't done the extensive research to know for sure. I do know that I haven't heard it before. This week I'll be sharing ...
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The Question of the Year: Will You Follow Jesus No Matter What?

I have never been so troubled by events in our country. I have never even imagined being so troubled. Conditions are ripe for totalitarianism, and even for an unholy holy war. One side in this conflict — the side that ...
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Refutation Fail: Benjamin Cain Utterly Destroys an Argument I Didn’t Make

Benjamin Cain is an atheist who “did a doctorate in philosophy.” If I can tell his books by their covers, he spends much of his time now writing dark fiction. He’s also done me the favor of reading and responding ...
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