Category Archives: Scripture Interpretation

The Unfortunate Side-Effects of the Doctrine of Inspiration

I tried to come up with a less-wordy title for this post, but simply couldn’t.  I considered replacing the word “unfortunate” with “unintended” because I really do think what I’m about to discuss is completely unintended by those who hold … Continue reading

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Does “All” mean “All”?

I was typing a comment on a friend’s blog that ended up getting quite lengthy. I thought it might be more appropriate to post it here on my blog instead of clogging up his post with such a lengthy comment. … Continue reading

Posted in Discussion Topics, Scripture Interpretation, The Gospel | 5 Comments

Does a Concept of Faith Blame the Victim?

In the most recent episode of “It’s Really That Simple” (the podcast that my lovely wife Christy and I co-host), Christy and I talked about our thought of simplicity in trusting God.  If you have a half-hour free, I’d encourage … Continue reading

Posted in Beyond the Box, Christian Behavior, It's Really That Simple, Personal, Scripture Interpretation | 11 Comments

If You Don’t Have Evidence, Don’t Say You Do

Many of you who know me, or who have been reading this blog for some time, know that I often struggle with just accepting the “party line” explanations about things. For me, it’s not good enough to say that “So-and-so … Continue reading

Posted in Church History, Doctrine, Scripture Interpretation | 25 Comments

Forget About It

For a while now, I have wanted to blog about a particular topic that I hope will not spark too much in the way of controversy. (How’s that for a lead-in??!) The topic under consideration is that of the Christian’s … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Behavior, Scripture Interpretation | 31 Comments