Bloggery / Book Review By On February 20, 2018

The Old Testament Case for Nonviolence

Have you ever been confronted by a skeptic or an atheist about the violence of God in the Old Testament? Or perhaps it’s this: you’re a Christian and God’s violence in the Old Testament troubles you because it doesn’t seem to line up with the Jesus of the New Testament.  Jesus who said, “love your enemies,” and God who said,…

Bloggery By On April 25, 2017

Grace of the Embrace

I understand that in some circles, Mumford and Sons has become too mainstream to be cool anymore, but I still enjoy their music.  On their album, Sigh No More, they released a song called, Roll Away Your Stone.  The song has overt Prodigal Son overtones, and that doesn’t surprise me since Marcus Mumford’s parents were leaders in the Vineyard Church in Great Britain….

Bloggery By On March 15, 2017

Zeal For Winning

Everyone likes winning. I’ve never met someone who said they like losing. At a minimum, victory puts a smile on the face of the victor. The whole reason the NFL had to invent the excessive celebration penalty is because the players’ celebrations in the end-zone were delaying the game, and maybe even bordering unsportsmanlike behavior.  Everyone likes winning. There’s everyone,…