“Where the Hell Are We?”

Perhaps we have become characters in a David Lynch movie. Odd nightmarish dream sequences are occurring one after another. A surreal ethos is surfacing from the subconscious of the Blue Planet producers. Dream-like logic, flickering lights, blurred lines, a maze of curtains, chthonic characters, dual personalities, personifications of pure evil, noxious nihilism . . .…

Try to Remember

  The bumper sticker in front of Tom read, “Try to remember what you wanted to be.” Tom thought for a moment and then the light changed. He remembered that he didn’t want to be late for his date with Sherry. Pulling up to the next light Tom remembered that he wanted to be a…

Gender In, Gender Out?

From the perspective of having worked with a para-church group that has ministered to free people from the cycle of homosexuality, I would like to address a concern of mine… Recently I saw a huge sign outside a mega-church that offered a “Biblical” approach to gender.  The wording was directed at teenagers. Though seemingly innocuous…

What’s “Biblical” About It?

Whenever I see the word “Biblical” in front of a title or a statement I pause as anyone should who cares about what the Bible really does or does not say. Recently this word caught my eye:  a local Evangelical church, a church of great size, advertised a Biblical Masculinity and Femininity Conference.  I thought this rather odd…