Recent Blog Entries

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Endangered Gospel is available...


With an official publication date of May 31, Endangered Gospel is finally here!

You can purchase a copy from the publisher and even read…

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New website for Endangered Gospel


I have a new website up to promote the forthcoming "Endangered Gospel" book. It includes a blog that I will contribute to somewhat…

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Beyond Pacifism and Militarism


How should Christians really think about war? Too often we are led to believe there are only two options:

* Pacifist Idealism: war is…

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Endangered Gospel


Many of you know I wrote a book over my sabbatical last Spring. Well the book is finally in the hands of the publisher and should be…

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There Is No Hostility


It’s been 16 years and The Matrix is still my favorite movie. One of the most memorable scenes is Neo’s encounter with Spoon…

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Recent Writings

Voting for God's Kingdom

08/22/2016  Think Christian

In this brief article I highlight the important distinction Scripture makes between the function of the state and the role of God's people. Because of this, God holds the state accountable for different things than he does his own people. This should impact how Christians approach voting. 

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Are You Voting Christianly or Christendomly?

08/05/2016  Think Christian

In this brief article I discuss why using the electoral process to retain or recover Christian privilege is not the same as voting Christianly. 

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Theologies of Baptism and the Formation of Children and Youth

07/26/2016  Published

At the 2015 Ekklesia Project conference, Debra Dean Murphy and I presented papers and fielded questions on how different traditions view baptism and how that impacts how they form children and youth. She represented traditions that baptize infants and I represented those that only baptize consenting believers. This pamphlet grew out of that conversation.

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