Category Archives: Uncategorized

Book Write-Up: But What About God’s Wrath?

Kevin Kinghorn and Stephen Travis. But What About God’s Wrath?: The Compelling Love Story of Divine Anger. IVP Academic, 2019. See here to purchase the book. Kevin Klinghorn teaches religion and philosophy at Asbury Theological Seminary, and Stephen Travis is … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Church Write-Up: Jonah 4

Here are some items from this morning’s church activities, and also from last Wednesday’s Bible study. The focus was on Jonah 4. A. God’s desire is to show people mercy. God looks for opportunities to do so, even going so … Continue reading

Posted in Church, Uncategorized

Book Write-Up: The Martin Luther King Story, by James D. Bales

James D. Bales. The Martin Luther King Story: A Study in Apostasy, Agitation, and Anarchy. Christian Crusade, 1967. See here to purchase the book. James D. Bales was a Church of Christ minister and a teacher at Harding College. He … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Church Write-Up: Jonah’s Message

Here are some items from this morning’s church activities. A. The pastor revisited the scholarly debate about whether the Ninevites truly and sincerely repented at the preaching of Jonah. Those who say “no” point out that the Ninevites continued to … Continue reading

Posted in Church, Uncategorized

God’s absence — Triablogue

1. I’m going to revisit the divine hiddenness argument. The basic idea is that many or most people don’t experience God in the way they need, want, or expect. 1,313 more words via God’s absence — Triablogue

Quote | Posted on by

Church Write-Up: Jonah and the Ninevites

Here are some items from today’s adult Bible study. We talked about Jonah. A. The pastor addressed the topic of mission. Mission is both centripetal and centrifugal. Centripetal mission is when people see God’s ways in the Christian community and … Continue reading

Posted in Church, Uncategorized

Book Write-Up: It’s Very Simple, by Alan Stang

Alan Stang. It’s Very Simple: The True Story of Civil Rights. Western Islands, 1965. See here to purchase the book. Alan Stang wrote for the ultra-conservative John Birch Society. It’s Very Simple, published in 1965, is a criticism of the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized