Original Chaos: How the New Creation Reframes the Question of Original Sin

Eden Is Not our Home As humans, we experience insecurities, uncertainties and tension, none of which ever really goes away. We postpone finding our happy place when we are forced Continue Reading →

LGBTQ Matters: Infinite Desire, Totalistic Desire

Nathaniel informed me last week that the world “needed” my thoughts on gender and sexuality specifically pertaining to LGBTQ matters. Now, I know one of Nathaniel’s virtues to be sarcasm Continue Reading →

Yoga, Beads & Beer Cans: Why “Things” Cannot be Inherently Wrong for Christians

Beer Cans and Bible School Recently, a former student of mine sent me a message to ask a very important question about how followers of Jesus should interact with the Continue Reading →

Church and Policing Part 3: The Alternative Ecclesiology of Policing

This is the final post in a series on “church” vs. “policing” as different ways of organizing the world. Part 1 discussed how the church can understand itself as God’s covenantal people, Continue Reading →

“Summer Syllabus” Pt. 1 (Titles, Introductions and Page Numbers)

For those interested, these are the books, authors and essays I plan to read this Summer. Yes, it’s April and I am already gettin’ pumped about having time off of Continue Reading →

Why I Won’t Share the Video of Walter Scott’s Murder

We’ve all seen the video. Despicable. Deplorable. Damnable. Michael T. Slager murdered Walter Scott–It’s as simple as that. But, I cannot help but be slightly disturbed at the rate in Continue Reading →