I do seriously worry about interpreting the Bible in such a way as to ignore gospel truths in favour of making scripture more palatable for twenty-first century audiences. I am very concerned about the danger of trying to “fit” the Bible into what we want it to say to justify whatever point—theological, social, political—we are […]Read more "The Bible and LGBTQ+ folk"
“The soul is a thing so impalpable , often so useless, occasionally annoying, that its loss cost me just a little less emotional disturbance than if I had, on a walk, lost my calling cards.” -Charles Baudelaire, Le Spleen de Paris, XXIX On April 30, 1966, Anton LaVey founded the Church of Satan, the first […]Read more "What Satanism and Christianity Have in Common"
I am not a theologian. I’m going to make that clear right off the bat. So I’m not going to try and make an airtight, irrefutable argument about faith right now. But I am going to talk about some pretty polarizing stuff, so that’ll be fun, right? My alma mater, Trinity Western University has been […]Read more "What does a Christian Community look like?"
Now I want to start right off the bat by telling you to ignore the title. Well, I mean, it’s still important, but I don’t want to let you think I’m writing about death. I’ll get to what I mean in a moment. So this may seem unbelievable to you, but in my high school years, […]Read more "Live like you’re ready to die"