The four letter word Theology

I read a very useful quote the other day about hermeneutics and it got me thinking. In his witty succinct manner Douglas Wilson says:  “Theology is simply remembering the verses you read over there while you read the verses here.” Now I love Theology, hence the subtitle to this blog, but unfortunately, often it gets…

Do you believe in Magic?

Ronald MacDonald has taken what the Lovin’ Spoonful (1965) has given us and delivered it to us between two hamburger buns. Yes we believe in magic, the world wants to believe, but is that OK with you dear Christian? As I mentioned previously I read all the Harry Potter books and watched all the movies….

Sex and Violence

Based on a previous post about the comedian and my response to that I recently had a short discussion with a friend of mine on the merits of Christian consumption of entertainment. Specifically about how our entertainment speaks and how we receive, respond, and even have a voice with it.  I had that discussion and…

Is this news Good?

With Easter come and gone I have been thinking about our message and why it doesn’t always sound as good as it is supposed to sound. The Gospel.  The cornerstone of our faith. Romans gives us a great summation of how to have faith. The Romans Road as some have dubbed it is a series…

Easter Bunnies, Jesus, and Johnny Cash

1 Corinthians 15:14  “If Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is in vain and your faith is in vain.” Without the resurrection our faith is pointless. With the resurrection our faith is everything. Easter is here again, on Sunday. Easter is great because it means He is risen! I once had to wear…