I’ve serious problems with very modern theologians who view all of scripture literally. My problem is that the Bible is not so simple of a book, and to understand it literally is to simplify it. It’s a con game for people who don’t like the fact they can’t understand it all. Richard Rohr asks, “What if the Bible is authoritative and alive and transformative but not full of simple thoughts that are easy to categorize?” Essentially he’s asking, “Does the Bible have authority and it controls me, or I have authority and I control it?” […]
Our winner last week was the Tiny House video. What about this week?
I get into social tension sometimes when people try to trick me into saying I don’t believe in truth. Of course that’s not true. I do believe in truth, I just haven’t found anybody, apart from Jesus, who represents it absolutely. And we’d all have to agree that while Jesus was truth and represented truth He didn’t articulate it in a way it could be measured and tested and proved.
Truth is bigger than words and too large to be stuffed into a […]