Rats in our Soul

I was reminded yesterday of just how much I hate communism—not to mention all the forms of communism masquerading under other auspices. And in speaking of those who seek to provide those other auspices, I am thinking of that sort of person who just a few years ago was saying something like “let’s try it …

The Apostle Peter and Open Carry

I mentioned earlier that I needed to respond more fully to Preston Sprinkle’s comment at Q Denver that the commentaries were “against me” in my understanding of Luke 22:35-38. After he made that comment, the commentaries I looked at were all over the road, but my part of the road was certainly included. Allow me …

Greg Boyd’s Demons

Someone has said that in politics a gaffe should be defined as accidentally speaking the truth. Another possibility that is not limited to the truth — or to politics, for that matter — is the option of someone saying what he actually thinks before anybody is quite ready for it yet. That is what Greg …

No Servants With Flamethrowers

Sometimes the Bible tells us not to accept certain outrageous things, and we wonder to ourselves, “did churches really need to be told that?” The answer is yes, they did. So do we. For example, Paul once said that no one speaking by the Spirit could say certain things. “Wherefore I give you to understand, …