Am I “Satanic” or Just “Unbiblical”? A Guide for My Christian Critics

Dear Christian critic, I occasionally say things that you find disconcerting, even disturbing. Sometimes you accuse me of being “unbiblical,” or of “not preaching the gospel,” or of “heresy,” even of being “antichrist” or (my personal favourite) “satanic.” Those are strong words. However, you do not seem to be using them correctly. So, I’ve put …

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#JesusEconomics

Imagine Jesus as a financial advisor, or maybe as an economic consultant to presidents and prime ministers... "Okay, here's my plan (endorsed by God): I've come to bring good news to the poor, to proclaim a 'year of God's favour' - a Jubilee where all debts are forgiven." (Luke 4:18-19) #JesusEconomics "You who are poor, …

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Preserving Faith for Future Generations

From December 2017 through February 2018, I wrote a series of short articles for MennoMedia's Adult Bible Study Online. Over the past three weeks I have reproduced those here in my blog. Here is the article for February 25, 2018, based on 1 Timothy 6:11-21. First Timothy concludes with this exhortation: “Guard what has been …

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The Difference between Gods and God

From December 2017 through February 2018, I wrote a series of short articles for MennoMedia's Adult Bible Study Online. Over the next three weeks I will reproduce those here in my blog. Here is the article for December 17, 2017, based on Acts 14. The Bible has a complicated relationship with the “gods” of this …

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Healing, Proclamation, and Repentance

From December 2017 through February 2018, I wrote a series of short articles for MennoMedia's Adult Bible Study Online. Over the next three weeks I will reproduce those here in my blog. Here is the article for December 3, 2017, based on Acts 3. Healing, proclamation, and repentance. These three words are an apt summary …

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