Before 9/11, Islam was just another weird world religion that the vast majority of American Evangelical Christians didn’t really think about – in the same category as Hinduism and [...]
For JR.’s 32nd Birthday, I present: The 32 (of the many) reasons I love JR. and that he is the best!
This is Amanda, JR.’s wife. JR. turns 32 today, so I’m taking over his blog. I know that it has been FAR too long since a post has been written about the lives of the Forasteros [...]
As election day inches closer, the campaign rhetoric continues to heat up. And as in previous years, religion is at the forefront. This year, however, Evangelicals are faced with a dilemma [...]
As faithful readers know, Matt Mikalatos is one of my favorite authors. And since I’m ripping off his Night of the Living Dead Christian for my current sermon series, I asked him to [...]
In Galatians 4:21-31, Paul allegorizes the story of Sara and Hagar. He speaks of those who bear children of Spirit and those who bear children of Flesh. Children of flesh are those who trust in [...]
American Christianity is experiencing head-snapping change. Specifically, Christian political engagement is changing with the emergence of the new generation. What kind of change? The 1950s were [...]