The Departing Glory from a Rotten Church

Since receiving a set of Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s works for Christmas I have been doing some thinking. As you may know, Bonhoeffer was a German theologian executed by the Nazis toward the end of the Second World War, and one of his most important contributions has been his suggestion that what was needed in his own […]

Our Daily Dread: Dominion Be Damned

Continuing my series of “disruptive devotionals” (which I would love to turn into a book), consider this passage — after referring to the Old Testament’s so-called “dominion mandate,” the writer says: Now in putting everything in subjection to man, God left nothing outside his control. But at present, we do not yet see everything in subjection […]

Lucifer in 2016!

During a recent episode of Drunk Ex-Pastors  I made the point that I would welcome a presidential candidate who made no claims to being religious, since then I might actually have someone I’d consider voting for.  Think about it: If a candidate is an outspoken Christian he will almost certainly: (1) desire to defund as many […]