Bakker and Bolz-Weber (Book Reviews)

If you've been disillusioned by church and Christians, I've got two books that might help you. First, Jay Bakker's Fall to Grace: A Revolution of God, Self and Society.  Bakker is the son of famous television evangelist James Bakker, whose large ministry fell into ruins after a scandal in the 1980s.  Bakker begins this book … Continue reading Bakker and Bolz-Weber (Book Reviews)

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Spiritual Disciplines – Simplicity and Service

This past Thursday at CSF we continued our discussion of the spiritual disciplines.  Once again we tackled two of them - simplicity and service. Luke 12:13-33 was our primary text.  Here Jesus warns against greed, telling the crowds to beware storing up things for yourself but not being rich towards God.  From this we see … Continue reading Spiritual Disciplines – Simplicity and Service

Recent Reads – Horrible Advice to Soldiers, Beiber and Trafficking, Marriage, Guns and More!

Shameful, Ridiculous and Cruel Why on earth do people listen to anything David Barton has to say?  Not only is his history totally shoddy, but he teaches awful theology and ethics.  Whether it is assuming America is some sort of Christian nation so our wars are always blessed by God, or telling soldiers with PTSD … Continue reading Recent Reads – Horrible Advice to Soldiers, Beiber and Trafficking, Marriage, Guns and More!