I’d Rather be Hurley

There was this show on TV called Lost. Maybe you’ve heard of it? Anyways, one of the characters on it was named Ben Linus. He was the leader of the ‘others’, a group of mysterious people that lived on the island before the plane crash happened and these outsiders showed up. He was really manipulative, […]

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What the Atonement Did

This is a condensed version of the ‘What the Atonement Did” series I wrote a few years back. This version appeared in the March 2007 edition of Next-Wave. We evangelical Christians talk a lot about atonement stories, throwing out theories of penal substitution, ransom, recapitulation, and so on. These are all good, but, this is […]

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All my theology summed up

I’ve had alot of time to think lately. (Job hunting will do that to you.) Theology and gospel has been on my mind lately, and I’ve reduced what I believe to this one compact statement: Because he loves us, God gives us hope. Any thoughts? […]

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