We should celebrate the humility and courage it takes to say “I got that wrong.” But Christian leaders must ask how this situation might help them become more prudent in expressing their opinions going forward.
Articles tagged “theology”
There are Christians, and there are Confucians. But according to Gregg Ten Elshof, there should also be “Confucian Christians.”
Tim Chaddick, founding pastor of Reality LA, thinks Christians can reclaim a biblical view of life’s forbidden fruits.
When Christians speak ignorantly about journalism, they compromise their credibility on more important matters.
“We need to till the earth of our hearts, watering it and weeding the unruly places,” says the episcopal priest and founder of Thistle Farms.
We all have stories about God in our head, and some of them are flat out misleading. One of the most common, according to pastor and author Doug Pagitt, goes like this: “If I’m faithful in doing this, then God promises to do that.”
A Southern Baptist college professor and blogger says that business owners who discriminate against LGBT couples are the ones Jesus called “the least of these.” Here’s why that doesn’t jibe with the Bible itself.
The common understanding of Jesus’ famous phrase may be inaccurate and inconsistent with the way most Christians throughout history have understood it.
“The suffering of cancer raises raw questions about God, life, and death,” says J. Todd Billings. “In this context, theological clichés are not enough.”