Tag Archives: Jesus

Some say DOMA, we say Kingdom

There was once a man who possessed little political capital or national influence. A man with a ragtag group of followers, a man with more enemies than friends. There was once a man who lived on the fringes of society, … Continue reading

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Jesustalk

“You should talk about Jesus more.” This message isn’t coming from a raving street evangelist pushing gospel tracts and combative communication techniques. It’s coming from the young men and women who used to be in our churches. It’s coming from … Continue reading

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A disappointing valedictory

I have a lot of respect for Roy Costner IV, the South Carolina valedictorian who recently tore up his pre-approved speech and recited the Lord’s Prayer instead. I commend him for his willingness to stand by his convictions and his … Continue reading

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The Bible is too hard to understand…

These seven simple words begin of one of the most helpful sentences a Christ-follower could ever utter: The Bible is too hard to understand. I say this not to discourage people from reading the Bible, but rather to encourage them to … Continue reading

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Army-issued Bible gun

As a pastor of a local church, I think about the Bible a lot. I think about what it says about God, what it says to me, and how I might encourage other people to read it, to take it … Continue reading

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The Good Gay Lobbyist

A religious blogger once tested Jesus by blogging the following question: “@Jesus, What must I do to inherit eternal life?” He was a wise blogger with a large following, and he knew how to get a response. So he wrote … Continue reading

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DJesus Uncrossed vs Jesus of the Cross

This is a continuation of sorts from my last post, continuing to consider the Christian response to things like SNL’s Jesus Uncrossed skit. I continue to focus on our response, not the skit itself. In a few weeks thousands of … Continue reading

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The eerie accuracy of SNL’s DJesus Uncrossed

Show me your Jesus, and I’ll show you your life’s mission. We see this clearly in our response to SNL’s ‘DJesus Uncrossed’ skit. It portrays Jesus as rising from the grave with a deadly grudge, viciously killing his enemies right … Continue reading

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