Book Review: Permission Granted

Title: Permission Granted Author: Jennifer Grace Bird Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press Year: 2015 Pages: 176 "To the Church, then, has been given the charge of proclaiming the Word of God. This revelatory Word is not a concatenation of human opinions and ideas but rather is God's own proclamation, the very means by which he… Continue reading Book Review: Permission Granted

Book Review: Four Views on the Historical Adam

Title: Four Views on the Historical Adam Authors: Denis O. Lamoureux John H. Walton  |  BioLogos Forum C. John Collins    |  Did Adam and Eve Really Exist? William D. Barrick | The Masters Seminary Greg A. Boyd   | ReKnew Philip G. Ryken |  Sermon Audio Publisher: Zondervan Year: 2013 Pages: 289 (e-book) Additional Information: Counterpoints:… Continue reading Book Review: Four Views on the Historical Adam

Thoughts on the Cross, Atonement, & Jesus

I happened across the blog of an author tonight whom I had never heard of before. I recognized some of the names associated in one way or another with the author so I hung around for a bit and did some reading. I discovered this author had recently published a new book he calls Rediscovering… Continue reading Thoughts on the Cross, Atonement, & Jesus

Where it All Went Wrong

90 Days with Scripture Week 1: September 28, 2008 Genesis 3:1-24:  When Everything Went Wrong Introduction 1 Now the serpent was more crafty than any of the wild animals the LORD God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God really say, ‘You must not eat from any tree in the garden’?” 2 The… Continue reading Where it All Went Wrong

On ID (Salvo Mag) and AiG (The Christian Century)

Friends, I subscribed to three or four new magazines and journals this year. Two of them are my concern with this post. The first is Salvo. I thought it might be fun and some challenging, critical reading. The first issue I received, issue 4, Winter 2008:  ID (as in, Intelligent Design). The second is The… Continue reading On ID (Salvo Mag) and AiG (The Christian Century)

Why Christians Should Reject Evolution

Friends, A while back I made quick reference at this blog to an essay published by Scientific American written by Michael Shermer: Darwin on the Right. It’s an older essay (published September 18, 2006), but I think the points he made then still need to addressed by thinking people who refuse to just give up. The… Continue reading Why Christians Should Reject Evolution