Devastatingly Evangelical

“There is, then, an evangelical way to preach the Gospel and an unevangelical way to preach it. The Gospel is preached in an unevangelical way, as happens so often in modern evangelism, when the preacher announces: This is what Jesus Christ has done for you, but you will not be saved unless you make a… Continue reading Devastatingly Evangelical

A Teaser

I just started reading Between Noon and Three by Robert Farrar Capon.  Maybe next week I will post a few of his comments about grace.  Capon definitely flips religion upside down.  Meanwhile, I am also in a book club discussing The Cost of Discipleship by Dietrich Bonhoeffer.  Bonhoeffer’s ideas about cheap grace seem to be… Continue reading A Teaser

Body Odor

Last week I had several incidents of being around really strident, arrogant believers.  Here are a few examples. I sat speechless in my living room while a dogmatic charismatic hammered on about how the only way to be a Christian mirrored the way he believes and smashed everything outside of his little box as inferior… Continue reading Body Odor