Preaching is Dangerous: Two good people (at least) left my church because of my last sermon

Two good people.  They were regulars, for years.  But one sermon sent them packing.  What happened?  I decided to be direct, to take on a poorly supported, terribly exegeted, yet popular view among many Christians.  I rejected it and suggested it was a dangerous view.  They didn’t like that, so they left. Of course, IContinue reading “Preaching is Dangerous: Two good people (at least) left my church because of my last sermon”

How did Grace become a pharmaceutical?

My heart and mind are bursting with enthusiasm today after having two separate sessions with two different groups discussing my book on Grace and its implications for life and ministry.  My purpose with these groups is to prove the truthfulness of what Eugene Peterson said to me once, “All theology is experience-able.”  This should particularlyContinue reading “How did Grace become a pharmaceutical?”