Feminine Metaphors, The Bible, God, and The Shack

This post attempts to dismiss the angst many have over so-called ‘feminine’ theology. Much of the angst comes from those who are simply afraid that God might not fit into their pre-conceived ideas. Of special concern is the angst many have over The Shack’s presentation of God as a fat, African-American woman. (I suspect much of it comes, too, because people haven’t actually read The Shack.)

What’s Missing in the Church?

Friends, Today the author of Slice of Laodicea is lamenting things that are now, in her words, ‘optional’ in the church. She wrote: This is an apt description of evangelicals as well who now increasingly view cardinal doctrines like the deity of Christ, a literal hell, the substitutionary atonement and the Second Coming as optional.… Continue reading What’s Missing in the Church?

A Couple of Thoughts Before I Rest: Obama, Tesh, Darwin, Slice, China, Islam, My Birthday, and Dobson

Friends, Just a couple of quick-hits tonight. First, I have a short post at Advance Signs tonight concerning the Church in China. Second, thank you, today is my birthday. I am now officially 38. Third, please boycott Slice of Laodicea as now John Tesh is the latest heretic to fall victim to the Sword of Laodicea.… Continue reading A Couple of Thoughts Before I Rest: Obama, Tesh, Darwin, Slice, China, Islam, My Birthday, and Dobson